from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A ketone-aleohol containing 6 atoms of carbon, a member of one class of the glucoses. Fruit-sugar or levulose is the most familiar example of such a substance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry Any hexose containing an ketone group

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  • noun a monosaccharide having six carbon atoms and a ketone group


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