aldopentose

[ ăl′dō-pĕntōs′ ]

n.

A pentose containing an aldehyde group.

Nearby words

  1. aldm.,
  2. aldohexose,
  3. aldol,
  4. aldolase,
  5. aldomet,
  6. aldose,
  7. aldosterone,
  8. aldosteronism,
  9. aldoxime,
  10. aldrich


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