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A poly- or oligosaccharide of a pentose.
pentosan/pen·to·san/ (pen´to-san″) a carbohydrate derivative used in the form of p. polysulfate sodium as an antiinflammatory in the treatment of interstitial cystitis.
Any of a group of polysaccharides found with cellulose in many woody plants and yielding pentoses on hydrolysis.
a carbohydrate derivative used as an antiinflammatory, in the form of pentosan polysulfate sodium, in the treatment of interstitial cystitis. It is administered orally.