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ketose

noun ke·tose \ˈkē-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz\

Definition of KETOSE

:  a sugar (as fructose) containing in its acyclic form one ketone group per molecule
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Origin of KETOSE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1891
Medical Dictionary

ketose

noun ke·tose \ˈkē-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz\

Medical Definition of KETOSE

:  a sugar (as fructose) containing one ketone group per molecule

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