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streptobiosamine

Pronunciation: strep'to-bi-o'sa-men

Definition: A methylamino disaccharide (streptose + N-methyl-l-glucosamine), with the oxygen link between C-2 of streptose and C-1 of the glucosamine; with streptidine, it forms streptomycin.

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