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pentose

noun pen·tose \ˈpen-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz\

Definition of PENTOSE

:  a monosaccharide C5H10O5 (as ribose) that contains five carbon atoms in the molecule

Origin of PENTOSE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1890
Medical Dictionary

pentose

noun pen·tose \ˈpen-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz\

Medical Definition of PENTOSE

:  a monosaccharide C5H10O5 (as ribose) that contains five carbon atoms in a molecule

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