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aldohexose

[al-doh-hek-sohs] /ˌæl doʊˈhɛk soʊs/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
any of several hexoses in which one carbon atom is part of an aldehyde structure.
Origin of aldohexose
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; ald(ehyde) + -o- + hexose
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aldohexose

/ˌældəʊˈhɛksəʊs; -əʊz/
noun
1.
any aldose containing six carbon atoms, such as glucose or mannose
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