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galactosamine

 [gah-lak″to-sam´in]
an amino derivative of galactose.
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ga·lac·tos·a·mine

(gă-lak'tō-sam'ēn),
The 2-amino-2-deoxy derivative of galactose, in which the NH2 replaces the 2-OH group; the d-isomer occurs in various mucopolysaccharides, notably of chondroitin sulfuric acid and of B blood group substance; usually found as the N-acetyl derivative.
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galactosamine

(găl′ək-tō′sə-mēn′, gə-lăk-)
n.
An amino derivative of galactose commonly found in glycolipids.
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ga·lac·tos·a·mine

(gă-lak-tō'să-mēn)
The 2-amino-2-deoxy derivative of galactose, in which the NH2 replaces the 2-OH group; the d-isomer occurs in various mucopolysaccharides, notably of chondroitin sulfuric acid and of B blood group substance; usually found as the N-acetyl derivative.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ga·lac·tos·a·mine

(gă-lak-tō'să-mēn)
The 2-amino-2-deoxy derivative of galactose.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012