aldohexose

[ al-doh-hek-sohs ]
/ ˌæl doʊˈhɛk soʊs /

noun Chemistry.

any of several hexoses in which one carbon atom is part of an aldehyde structure.

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Origin of aldohexose

First recorded in 1905–10; ald(ehyde) + -o- + hexose

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British Dictionary definitions for aldohexose

aldohexose
/ (ˌældəʊˈhɛksəʊs, -əʊz) /

noun

any aldose containing six carbon atoms, such as glucose or mannose
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