Mycose

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mycose mī"kōs (Chem) A variety of sugar, isomeric with sucrose and obtained from certain lichens and fungi. Called also trehalose.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mycose A peculiar kind of sugar (C12H22011 + 2H2O) contained in the ergot of rye, and also in trehala manna, produced by a species of insect (Larinus) found in the East. It is soluble in water, does not reduce copper-solutions, and is converted by acids into a fermentable sugar. Also called trehalose.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Mycose a kind of sugar obtained from certain lichens and fungi, as ergot of rye—also Trehalose
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. my`khs a mushroom
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. mykētēs, pl. of mykēs a mushroom.

Usage


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