from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various carbohydrates containing a ketone group.
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- n. A saccharide containing a ketone functional group.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A class-name applied in organic chemistry to sugars, such as fructose, containing a ketone group.
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- n. any monosaccharide sugar that contains a ketone group or its hemiacetal
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