They also lay stress upon the superior stability of the nitrates of the anhydrides, especially of the ketoses.
ketose ke·tose (kē'tōs')
Any of various carbohydrates containing a ketone group.
ketosis ke·to·sis (kē-tō'sĭs)
n. pl. ke·to·ses (-sēz)
A pathological increase in the production of ketone bodies, as in uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.
Any of a class of simple sugars (monosaccharides) containing a ketone group. Fructose is a ketose. Compare aldose.