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-ose

adjective suffix

Definition of -ose

:full of :having :possessing the qualities of
  • cymose

Origin and Etymology of -ose

Latin -osus


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-ose

noun suffix

Definition of -ose

1 :carbohydrate
  • amylose
; especially :sugar
  • pentose
2 :primary hydrolysis product
  • proteose

Origin and Etymology of -ose

French, from glucose


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