oligomannose etymology

English word oligomannose comes from English mannose, English oligo- (Few.)

Detailed word origin of oligomannose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mannose English (eng) (organic chemistry) A monosaccharide aldohexose found in manna and other legumes.
oligo- English (eng) Few.
oligomannose English (eng) (carbohydrate) A glycan that is an oligomer composed of mannose units.

Words with the same origin as oligomannose

Descendants of mannose
mannaric mannaric acid mannitol mannosyl mannuronic
Descendants of oligo-
diphosphooligosaccharide fructooligosaccharide oligoarginine oligochitosan oligochrome oligoclase oligoclonal oligocone oligocrystalline oligodynamic oligolecithal oligomania oligopeptidase oligopeptide oligopetalous oligopotency oligopotent oligopsony oligopyrimidine oligosemy oligosialic oligosilane oligosome oligosymptomatic oligotrophic