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-ose1

1.
a suffix occurring in adjectives borrowed from Latin, meaning “full of,” “abounding in,” “given to,” “like”:
frondose; globose; jocose; otiose; verbose.
Origin
< Latin -ōsus. Compare -ous

-ose2

1.
a suffix used in chemical terminology to form the names of sugars and other carbohydrates (amylose; fructose; hexose; lactose), and of protein derivatives (proteose).
Origin
extracted from glucose
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British Dictionary definitions for ose

-ose1

suffix
1.
possessing; resembling verbose, grandiose
Word Origin
from Latin -ōsus; see -ous

-ose2

suffix
1.
indicating a carbohydrate, esp a sugar lactose
2.
indicating a decomposition product of protein albumose
Word Origin
from glucose
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ose in Medicine

-ose 1
suff.
Possessing; having the characteristics of; full of: ramose.

-ose 2
suff.

  1. Carbohydrate: fructose.

  2. Product of protein hydrolysis: proteose.

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ose in Science
-ose  
A suffix used to form the chemical names of carbohydrates, such as glucose.
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ose in Technology

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Related Abbreviations for ose

OSE

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