pectose

[ pek-tohs ]
/ ˈpɛk toʊs /

noun Biochemistry.

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Origin of pectose

First recorded in 1855–60; pect(ic) + -ose2
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British Dictionary definitions for pectose

pectose
/ (ˈpɛkˌtəʊz) /

noun

an insoluble carbohydrate found in the cell walls of unripe fruit that is converted to pectin by enzymic processes
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