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[man-ohs] /ˈmæn oʊs/

noun, Chemistry.
a hexose, C 6 H 1 2 O 6 , obtained from the hydrolysis of the ivory nut and yielding mannitol upon reduction.
/ˈmænəʊs; -nəʊz/
a hexose sugar found in mannitol and many polysaccharides. Formula: C6H12O6

mannose man·nose (mān’ōs’)
A monosaccharide obtained from various plants by the oxidation of mannitol.
A naturally occurring simple sugar that is a stereoisomer of glucose. Chemical formula: C6H12O6.


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