Definition of -ose

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: full of : having : possessing the qualities of cymose

Definition of -ose (Entry 2 of 2)

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

History and Etymology for -ose

Adjective suffix

Latin -osus

Noun suffix

French, from glucose

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“-ose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ose. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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