hexose

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hex- (six) +‎ -ose (sugar)

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hexose (plural hexoses)

  1. (biochemistry) A sugar or saccharide containing six carbon atoms.
    Glucose is a common hexose

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hexose f (plural hexoses)

  1. (biochemistry) hexose (a sugar containing six carbon atoms)