ketose

noun
ke·​tose | \ ˈkē-ˌtōs How to pronounce ketose (audio) , -ˌtōz\

Definition of ketose

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

First Known Use of ketose

1891, in the meaning defined above

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“Ketose.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ketose. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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ketose

noun
ke·​tose | \ ˈkē-ˌtōs How to pronounce ketose (audio) , -ˌtōz How to pronounce ketose (audio) \

Medical Definition of ketose

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

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