Hexosan definition

hĕksə-săn
Any of several polysaccharides that have the general formula (C6 H10 O5 )n and form a hexose on hydrolysis.
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Any of a group of polysaccharides, including starch and glycogen, that form hexoses when hydrolyzed.
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Any of several polysaccharides that have the general formula (C6 H10 O5 )n and form a hexose on hydrolysis.
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(biochemistry) Any polysaccharide composed of hexoses.
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Noun

Singular:
hexosan
Plural:
hexosans