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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

Origin of KETOSE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1891

ketose

noun ke·tose \ˈkē-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KETOSE

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

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