aldose definition

  • noun:
    • some of a course of monosaccharide sugars containing an aldehyde team.
    • some of a class of monosaccharides having an aldehyde or hemiacetal useful team.
    • A name fond of any monosaccharide that is an aldehyde to distinguish it from a ketose, which contams a ketone-group.
    • a monosaccharide sugar which has the aldehyde team or perhaps is hemiacetal

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