mannose etymology

English word mannose comes from English -ose, English manna

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Detailed word origin of mannose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ose English (eng) (chemistry) Used to form the names of sugars. Full of, like.
manna English (eng) (biblical) Food miraculously produced for the Israelites in the desert in the book of Exodus.. (by extension) Any good thing which comes into one's hands by luck or good fortune.. The sugary sap of the manna gum tree which oozes out from holes drilled by insects and falls to the ground around the tree.[http://www.museum.vic.gov.au/forest/plants/gum.html].
mannose English (eng) (organic chemistry) A monosaccharide aldohexose found in manna and other legumes.

Words with the same origin as mannose

Descendants of -ose
agarose arabinoside biose caseose cutose cytosine dambose decose dextrose favose fructose fructoside galactose gentianose granulose hexosamine lacunose octose paucimannose rhamnose rutinose streptose sucrose tremellose venulose
Descendants of manna
manniferous mannonic acid oligomannose tetramannose trimannose