[hep-tohs] /ˈhɛp toʊs/

noun, Chemistry.
any monosaccharide containing seven carbon atoms.
/ˈhɛptəʊs; -təʊz/
any monosaccharide that has seven carbon atoms per molecule

heptose hep·tose (hěp’tōs’, -tōz’)
A monosaccharide containing seven carbon atoms in a molecule.


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