HyperDic: hexose

English > 1 sense of the word hexose:
NOUNsubstancehexosea monosaccharide that contains six carbon atoms per molecule
English > hexose: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA monosaccharide that contains six carbon atoms per molecule.
NarroweraldohexoseA monosaccharide sugar having six carbon atoms and an aldehyde group
ketohexoseA monosaccharide having six carbon atoms and a ketone group
Broadermonosaccharide, monosaccharose, simple sugarA sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars
Spanishhexosa
Catalanhexosa

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