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ketohexose

[kee-toh-hek-sohs] /ˌki toʊˈhɛk soʊs/
noun, Chemistry
1.
any of a class of sugars composed of six carbon atoms and a ketone group, as fructose.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; keto- + hexose
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ketohexose in Medicine

ketohexose ke·to·hex·ose (kē'tō-hěk'sōs')
n.
A six-carbon sugar containing a ketone group, such as fructose. Also called hexulose.

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