noun pen·tu·lose \ˈpenchəˌlōs\

Definition of pentulose



  1. :  a ketose C5H10O5 (as ribulose or xylulose) containing five carbon atoms in the molecule

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Origin and Etymology of pentulose

penta- + -ulose (as in ribulose)

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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