HyperDic: ketose

English > 1 sense of the word ketose:
NOUNsubstanceketoseany monosaccharide sugar that contains a ketone group or its hemiacetal
English > ketose: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny monosaccharide sugar that contains a ketone group or its hemiacetal.
NarrowerketohexoseA 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
Spanishcetosa
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