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rhamnose

[ram-nohs, -nohz]
noun Biochemistry.
  1. 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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