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- n. Any hexose containing an ketone group
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ketone-aleohol containing 6 atoms of carbon, a member of one class of the glucoses. Fruit-sugar or levulose is the most familiar example of such a substance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a monosaccharide having six carbon atoms and a ketone group
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