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[guh-lak-tos-uh-meen, -min, -toh-suh-] /gə lækˈtɒs əˌmin, -mɪn, -ˈtoʊ sə-/

noun, Biochemistry.
an amino sugar that is a major component of glycolipids and chondroitin.

galactosamine gal·ac·tos·am·ine (gāl’ək-tō’sə-mēn’, gə-lāk-)
An amino-acid derivative of galactose occurring in various mucopolysaccharides.


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