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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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