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    how do we pronounce chitin and chitosan.

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    Re: Pronuouciation

    'Chitin' is pronounced /'kai tən/, so I presume that 'chitosan', since it is taken from chitin (the polysaccharide found in the exoskeletons of crustaceans), would most likely be pronounced /'kai tə sæn'/.

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