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ketose

[kee-tohs] /ˈki toʊs/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a monosaccharide that contains a ketone group.
Origin of ketose
1900-1905
1900-05; ket- + -ose2

ketosis

[ki-toh-sis] /kɪˈtoʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology.
1.
the accumulation of excessive ketones in the body, as in diabetic acidosis.
Origin
1915-20; ket- + -osis
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  • They also lay stress upon the superior stability of the nitrates of the anhydrides, especially of the ketoses.

British Dictionary definitions for ketoses

ketose

/ˈkiːtəʊz/
noun
1.
any monosaccharide that contains a ketone group

ketosis

/kɪˈtəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
(pathol) a high concentration of ketone bodies in the blood Also called acetonaemia
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Word Origin and History for ketoses

ketosis

n.

1900, from keto-, comb. form of ketone, + -osis.

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ketoses in Medicine

ketose ke·tose (kē'tōs')
n.
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.

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ketoses in Science
ketose
  (kē'tōs')   
Any of a class of simple sugars (monosaccharides) containing a ketone group. Fructose is a ketose. Compare aldose.
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