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[hek-sohs] /ˈhɛk soʊs/

any of a class of sugars containing six atoms of carbon, including glucose and fructose.
/ˈhɛksəʊs; -əʊz/
a monosaccharide, such as glucose, that contains six carbon atoms per molecule

hexose hex·ose (hěk’sōs’)
Any of various simple sugars, such as glucose and fructose, that have six carbon atoms per molecule.
Any of various simple sugars (monosaccharides), such as glucose and fructose, that have six carbon atoms per molecule.


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