aldohexose

[al-doh-hek-sohs]

noun Chemistry.

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

Origin of aldohexose

First recorded in 1905–10; ald(ehyde) + -o- + hexose
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British Dictionary definitions for aldohexose

aldohexose

noun

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