Mannose meaning

mănōs
A monosaccharide, C6 H12 O6 , obtained from mannan or by the oxidation of mannitol.
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A monosaccharide found in some plants and produced by the oxidation of mannitol.
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A monosaccharide, C6 H12 O6 , obtained from mannan or by the oxidation of mannitol.
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A naturally occurring simple sugar that is a stereoisomer of glucose. Chemical formula: C6H12O6.
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(organic chemistry) A monosaccharide aldohexose found in manna and other legumes.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
mannose
Plural:
mannoses

Origin of mannose

  • mann(a) –ose

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition