[hek-suh-san] /ˈhɛk səˌsæn/

any of a group of hemicelluloses that hydrolyze to .
any of a group of polysaccharides that yield hexose on hydrolysis

hexosan hex·o·san (hěk’sə-sān’)
Any of several polysaccharides that yield a hexose when hydrolyzed.


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