deoxy sugar

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de·ox·y sug·ar

a sugar containing fewer oxygen atoms than carbon atoms and in which, consequently, one or more carbons in the molecule lack an attached hydroxyl group.
Synonym(s): desoxy sugar
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de·ox·y su·gar

(dē-oks'ē shug'ăr)
A sugar containing fewer oxygen atoms than carbon atoms and in which, consequently, one or more carbons in the molecule lack an attached hydroxyl group.
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