aldose


al·dose

noun \ˈal-ˌdōs, -ˌdōz\

Definition of ALDOSE

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

Origin of ALDOSE

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

al·dose

noun \ˈal-ˌdōs, -ˌdōz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALDOSE

: a sugar containing one aldehyde group per molecule

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