Meaning of galactosamine

ga•lac•tos•a•mine

Pronunciation: (gu-lak-tos'u-mēn", -min, -tō'su-), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. an amino sugar that is a major component of glycolipids and chondroitin.
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