ketohexose definition

  • noun:
    • Any hexose containing an ketone group
    • A ketone-aleohol containing 6 atoms of carbon, an associate of 1 course for the glucoses. Fruit-sugar or levulose is considered the most familiar exemplory instance of such a substance.
    • a monosaccharide having six carbon atoms and a ketone group

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