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aldose

noun al·dose \ˈal-ˌdōs, -ˌdōz\

Definition of ALDOSE

:  a sugar containing in its acyclic form one aldehyde group per molecule
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Origin of ALDOSE

International Scientific Vocabulary aldehyde + -ose
First Known Use: 1894
Medical Dictionary

aldose

noun al·dose \ˈal-ˌdōs, -ˌdōz\

Medical Definition of ALDOSE

:  a sugar containing one aldehyde group per molecule

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