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rhamnose

[ ram-nohs, -nohz ]
/ ˈræm noʊs, -noʊz /
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noun Biochemistry.
deoxymannose; a deoxy hexose sugar, C6H12O5, that is an important component of the polysaccharides of plant cell walls.
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Origin of rhamnose

<German (1887), equivalent to Greek rhámn(os) thorn bush + German -ose-ose2
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