tetramannose etymology

English word tetramannose comes from English mannose, English tetra- (Four.)

Detailed word origin of tetramannose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mannose English (eng) (organic chemistry) A monosaccharide aldohexose found in manna and other legumes.
tetra- English (eng) Four.
tetramannose English (eng) (carbohydrate) A tetramer of mannose.

Words with the same origin as tetramannose

Descendants of mannose
mannaric mannaric acid mannitol mannosyl mannuronic
Descendants of tetra-
carbon tetrachloride silver tribromide tellurium tetraiodide tetrabarbital tetrabasic tetraborate tetrachloride tetrachromacy tetrachromatic tetradelphous tetradelphy tetraene tetrafluoride tetranitro tetranucleosome tetraparalogous tetrapartite tetraphobia tetraquark tetrasialic tetrasilicide tetrasodium tetrastarch tetrasulfonated uranium tetraiodide