glycose

noun gly·cose \ˈglīˌkōs also -ōz\

Definition of glycose

plural

-s

  1. 1 archaic :  glucose 1

  2. 2 :  a simple sugar (as arabinose, glucose, or fructose) existing structurally in either its open-chain aldehyde or ketone modification or in its cyclic hemiacetal forms that contain furanose or pyranose rings :  monosaccharide

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Origin and Etymology of glycose

French, alteration (influenced by Greek glykys sweet) of glucose


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