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man·nans

(man'anz),
1. Polysaccharides of mannose, found in various legumes and in the ivory nut.
2. Polysaccharides in which mannose is the monosaccharide present in highest proportion.
Synonym(s): mannosans
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mannans

(măn′ănz)
Any of several polysaccharides of mannose.
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