ketose

ketose

[kee-tohs]
noun Biochemistry.
a monosaccharide that contains a ketone group.

Origin:
1900–05; ket- + -ose2

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ketose (ˈkiːtəʊz)
 
n
any monosaccharide that contains a ketone group

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ketose ke·tose (kē'tōs')
n.
Any of various carbohydrates containing a ketone group.

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ketose   (kē'tōs')  Pronunciation Key 
Any of a class of simple sugars (monosaccharides) containing a ketone group. Fructose is a ketose. Compare aldose.
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