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- n. A carbohydrate oligosaccharide derived from chitin, sometimes used to the absorption of fat
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An amorphous compound, C14H26O10N2, obtained by heating chitin to 180° C. with a very concentrated solution of potassium hydroxid.
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