-ose


1-ose

adjective suffix

Definition of -OSE

:  full of :  having :  possessing the qualities of <cymose>

Origin of -OSE

Latin -osus

2-ose

noun suffix

Definition of -OSE

1
:  carbohydrate <amylose>; especially :  sugar <pentose>
2
:  primary hydrolysis product <proteose>

Origin of -OSE

French, from glucose

-ose

noun suffix \ˌōs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of -OSE

1
: carbohydrate; especially : sugar <fructose> <pentose>
2
: primary hydrolysis product <proteose>

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