HyperDic: monosaccharose

English > 1 sense of the word monosaccharose:
NOUNsubstancemonosaccharose, monosaccharide, simple sugara sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars
English > monosaccharose: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars; the simplest group of carbohydrates.
Synonymsmonosaccharide, simple sugar
NarroweraldoseA monosaccharide sugar that contains the aldehyde group or is hemiacetal
hexoseA monosaccharide that contains six carbon atoms per molecule
ketoseAny monosaccharide sugar that contains a ketone group or its hemiacetal
pentoseAny monosaccharide sugar containing five atoms of carbon per molecule
tetroseAny monosaccharide sugar containing four atoms of carbon per molecule
trioseAny monosaccharide sugar containing three atoms of carbon per molecule
Broadercarbohydrate, saccharide, sugarAn essential structural / structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals
Spanishmonosacárido, monosaccharose
Catalanmonosacàrid, monosaccharose

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