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Related to heptose: octose
a sugar whose molecule contains seven carbon atoms.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A sugar with seven carbon atoms in its molecule; for example, sedoheptulose.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A sugar with seven carbon atoms in its molecule; e.g., sedoheptulose.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012