[ kee-tohs ]
/ ˈki toʊs /
a monosaccharide that contains a ketone group.
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Definition for ketoses (2 of 2)
[ ki-toh-sis ]
/ kɪˈtoʊ sɪs /
the accumulation of excessive ketones in the body, as in diabetic acidosis.
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Example sentences from the Web for ketoses
They also lay stress upon the superior stability of the nitrates of the anhydrides, especially of the ketoses.Researches on Cellulose|C. F. Cross
British Dictionary definitions for ketoses (1 of 2)
/ (ˈkiːtəʊz) /
any monosaccharide that contains a ketone group
British Dictionary definitions for ketoses (2 of 2)
/ (kɪˈtəʊsɪs) /
pathol a high concentration of ketone bodies in the bloodAlso called: acetonaemia
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Medical definitions for ketoses (1 of 2)
[ kē′tōs′ ]
Any of various carbohydrates containing a ketone group.
Medical definitions for ketoses (2 of 2)
[ 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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Scientific definitions for ketoses
[ kē′tōs′ ]
Any of a class of simple sugars (monosaccharides) containing a ketone group. Fructose is a ketose. Compare aldose.
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