Mannitose Man"ni*tose`, n. (Chem.) A variety of sugar obtained by the partial oxidation of mannite, and closely resembling levulose. [1913 Webster]

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  • mannose — [ manoz ] n. m. • 1902; all. Mannose (1888), abrév. de Mannitose;cf. mannite (→ mannitol) et 1. ose ♦ Biochim. Sucre naturel contenu dans de nombreuses baies et graines. Le mannose est un isomère du fructose et du glucose. ● mannose nom masculin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mannose — man•nose [[t]ˈmæn oʊs[/t]] n. chem. a hexose, C6H12O6, obtained from the hydrolysis of the ivory nut and yielding mannitol upon reduction • Etymology: < G Mannose, from Mannitose=Mannite (see mannitol) + ose ose II …   From formal English to slang

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