from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A general name given to those sugars which have the composition C6H12O6 and contain an aldehyde group.
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- noun organic chemistry Any
hexosecontaining an aldehydegroup.
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- noun a monosaccharide sugar having six carbon atoms and an aldehyde group
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