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hexose

[hek-sohs] /ˈhɛk soʊs/
noun
1.
any of a class of sugars containing six atoms of carbon, including glucose and fructose.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; hex- + -ose2
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  • They are mostly sugar derivatives, hexose, pentose and citrate.
British Dictionary definitions for hexose

hexose

/ˈhɛksəʊs; -əʊz/
noun
1.
a monosaccharide, such as glucose, that contains six carbon atoms per molecule
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hexose in Medicine

hexose hex·ose (hěk'sōs')
n.
Any of various simple sugars, such as glucose and fructose, that have six carbon atoms per molecule.

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hexose in Science
hexose
  (hěk'sōs')   
Any of various simple sugars (monosaccharides), such as glucose and fructose, that have six carbon atoms per molecule.
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