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pectose

[pek-tohs] /ˈpɛk toʊs/
noun, Biochemistry
Origin of pectose
1855-1860
1855-60; pect(ic) + -ose2
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British Dictionary definitions for pectose

pectose

/ˈpɛkˌtəʊz/
noun
1.
an insoluble carbohydrate found in the cell walls of unripe fruit that is converted to pectin by enzymic processes
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