HyperDic: aldose

English > 1 sense of the word aldose:
NOUNsubstancealdosea monosaccharide sugar that contains the aldehyde group or is hemiacetal
English > aldose: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA monosaccharide sugar that contains the aldehyde group or is hemiacetal.
NarroweraldohexoseA monosaccharide sugar having six carbon atoms and an aldehyde group
Broadermonosaccharide, monosaccharose, simple sugarA sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars
Spanishaldosa
Catalanaldosa

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