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ketose

[kee-tohs] /ˈki toʊs/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a monosaccharide that contains a ketone group.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; ket- + -ose2
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British Dictionary definitions for ketose

ketose

/ˈkiːtəʊz/
noun
1.
any monosaccharide that contains a ketone group
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ketose in Medicine

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

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