hexosan
noun Date: 1894 a polysaccharide yielding only hexoses on hydrolysis

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  • hexosan — [hek′sə san΄] n. [< HEXOSE + AN] any of a group of polysaccharides, including starch and glycogen, that form hexoses when hydrolyzed …   English World dictionary

  • hexosan — heksozanas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Augalų polisacharidas, susidedantis iš gliukozės, manozės ir galaktozės liekanų. atitikmenys: angl. hexosan rus. гексозан …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • hexosan — /hek seuh san /, n. any of a group of hemicelluloses that hydrolyze to hexoses. [1890 95; HEXOSE + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • hexosan — noun Any polysaccharide composed of hexoses …   Wiktionary

  • Hexosan — He|xo|san [↑ Hexose u. ↑ osan] das; s, e: veraltete Gruppenbez. für die ↑ Homoglykane der Hexosen, d. h. Glucane, Galaktane, Mannane etc …   Universal-Lexikon

  • hexosan — hex·o·san hek sə .san n a polysaccharide yielding only hexoses on hydrolysis * * * hex·o·san (hekґso san) any of the class of polysaccharides composed of hexose residues; included are fructosans, galactans, glucans, and mannans …   Medical dictionary

  • Hexosan — He|xo|san das; s, e (meist Plur.) <zu ↑hexa... u. ↑...an> zelluloseähnlicher, zu den ↑Hemizellulosen gehörender ↑Polysaccharid …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • hexosan — n. group of saccharides (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hexosan — hex·o·san …   English syllables

  • hexosan — hex•o•san [[t]ˈhɛk səˌsæn[/t]] n. chem. any of a group of hemicelluloses that hydrolyze to hexoses • Etymology: 1890–95; hexose+ an II …   From formal English to slang

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