aldohexose

aldohexose

[al-doh-hek-sohs]
noun Chemistry.
any of several hexoses in which one carbon atom is part of an aldehyde structure.

Origin:
1905–10; ald(ehyde) + -o- + hexose

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aldohexose (ˌældəʊˈhɛksəʊs, -əʊz)
 
n
any aldose containing six carbon atoms, such as glucose or mannose

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