Ketoses



[kee-tohs] /ˈki toʊs/

noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a monosaccharide that contains a ketone group.
[ki-toh-sis] /kɪˈtoʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology.
1.
the accumulation of excessive ketones in the body, as in diabetic acidosis.
/ˈkiːtəʊz/
noun
1.
any monosaccharide that contains a ketone group
/kɪˈtəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
(pathol) a high concentration of ketone bodies in the blood Also called acetonaemia
n.

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

ketose ke·tose (kē’tōs’)
n.
Any of various carbohydrates containing a ketone group.

ketosis ke·to·sis (kē-tō’sĭs)
n. pl. ke·to·ses (-sēz)
A pathological increase in the production of ketone bodies, as in uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.
ketose
(kē’tōs’)
Any of a class of simple sugars (monosaccharides) containing a ketone group. Fructose is a ketose. Compare aldose.

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