ketose

[kee-tohs]
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noun Biochemistry.

a monosaccharide that contains a ketone group.

Origin of ketose

First recorded in 1900–05; ket- + -ose2

ketosis

[ki-toh-sis]

noun Pathology.

the accumulation of excessive ketones in the body, as in diabetic acidosis.

Origin of ketosis

First recorded in 1915–20; ket- + -osis
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Historical Examples of ketoses

  • They also lay stress upon the superior stability of the nitrates of the anhydrides, especially of the ketoses.


British Dictionary definitions for ketoses

ketose

noun

any monosaccharide that contains a ketone group

ketosis

noun

pathol a high concentration of ketone bodies in the bloodAlso called: acetonaemia
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Word Origin and History for ketoses

ketosis

n.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

ketoses in Medicine

ketose

[kētōs′]

n.

Any of various carbohydrates containing a ketone group.

ketosis

[kē-tōsĭs]

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

[kētōs′]

Any of a class of simple sugars (monosaccharides) containing a ketone group. Fructose is a ketose. Compare aldose.
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