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heptose

[hep-tohs] /ˈhɛp toʊs/
noun, Chemistry
1.
any monosaccharide containing seven carbon atoms.
Origin
< German Heptose (1890); see hepta-, -ose2
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heptose

/ˈhɛptəʊs; -təʊz/
noun
1.
any monosaccharide that has seven carbon atoms per molecule
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heptose in Medicine

heptose hep·tose (hěp'tōs', -tōz')
n.
A monosaccharide containing seven carbon atoms in a molecule.

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