HyperDic: pentose

English > 1 sense of the word pentose:
NOUNsubstancepentoseany monosaccharide sugar containing five atoms of carbon per molecule
English > pentose: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny monosaccharide sugar containing five atoms of carbon per molecule.
Broadermonosaccharide, monosaccharose, simple sugarA sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars
Spanishpentosa
Catalanpentosa

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