aldohexose

Definitions of aldohexose
  1. noun
    a monosaccharide sugar having six carbon atoms and an aldehyde group
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    glucose
    a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy
    glucosamine
    an amino derivative of glucose that is a component of many polysaccharides
    corn sugar
    dextrose made by hydrolysis of cornstarch
    dextroglucose, dextrose, grape sugar
    an isomer of glucose that is found in honey and sweet fruits
    blood glucose, blood sugar
    glucose in the bloodstream
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    hexose
    a monosaccharide that contains six carbon atoms per molecule
    aldose
    a monosaccharide sugar that contains the aldehyde group or is hemiacetal
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