Pectous Pec"tous, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of, pectose. [1913 Webster]

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  • pectous — /pek teuhs/, adj. Biochem. of, pertaining to, or consisting of pectin or protopectin. [1860 65; pect (repr. PECTIC, PECTIN, PECTOSE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • pectous — 1. Relating to or consisting of pectin or pectose. 2. Denoting a firm coagulated condition sometimes assumed by a gel, which is permanent in that the substance cannot be made to reassume the gel form. * * * pec·tous pek təs adj 1) of, relating to …   Medical dictionary

  • pectous — pec·tous …   English syllables

  • pectous — ˈpektəs adjective Etymology: pectic or pectin + ous 1. : of, relating to, or consisting of protopectin or pectin 2. : resembling a jelly especially in consistency …   Useful english dictionary

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