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  • n. A sugar or saccharide containing nine carbon atoms.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In organic chemistry, the class-name of sugars having the formula C9H18O9. The designation refers to the number of oxygen atoms in the molecule. The most important members of the class are d-mannononoso and glucononose.


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