ketose

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noun ke·tose \ˈkē-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz\

Definition of ketose

  1. :  a sugar (as fructose) containing in its acyclic form one ketone group per molecule

Origin and Etymology of ketose

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1891


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ketose

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noun ke·tose \ˈkē-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz\

Medical Definition of ketose

  1. :  a sugar (as fructose) containing one ketone group per molecule


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