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-ose

adjective suffix

Definition of -ose

  1. :  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. 1 :  carbohydrate <amylose>; especially :  sugar <pentose>

  2. 2 :  primary hydrolysis product <proteose>

Origin and Etymology of -ose

French, from glucose


Medical Dictionary

-ose

noun suffix \ˌōs\

Medical Definition of -ose

  1. 1:  carbohydrate; especially :  sugar <fructose> <pentose>

  2. 2:  primary hydrolysis product <proteose>


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