ketopentose

noun

ke·​to·​pen·​tose ˌkēt-ō-ˈpen-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz How to pronounce ketopentose (audio)
: a five-carbon sugar containing the keto group CO

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“Ketopentose.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ketopentose. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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