• Definition for "hexose"
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hexose definition

  • noun:
    • any one of different simple sugars, particularly glucose and fructose, which have six carbon atoms per molecule.
    • A sugar or saccharide containing six carbon atoms.
    • Any member of a team of sugars containing six carbon atoms into the molecule. Some are widely distributed in general, esp. in ripe fresh fruits.
    • A simple sugar (monosaccharide) containing six atoms of carbon.
    • a monosaccharide which has six carbon atoms per molecule
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