mannosan etymology

English word mannosan comes from English mannose

Detailed word origin of mannosan

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mannose English (eng) (organic chemistry) A monosaccharide aldohexose found in manna and other legumes.
mannosan English (eng) (carbohydrate) A polysaccharide composed of mannose residues.

Words with the same origin as mannosan

Descendants of mannose
galactomannan mannonic acid