aldonic acid etymology

English word aldonic acid comes from English aldose

Detailed word origin of aldonic acid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
aldose English (eng) (organic chemistry, carbohydrate) Any of a class of monosaccharides having an aldehyde or hemiacetal functional group.
aldonic acid English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any of a class of polyhydroxy carboxylic acids derived from an aldose by oxidation of the aldehyde functional group.

Words with the same origin as aldonic acid

Descendants of aldose
aldaric alditol aldonic aldoside aldosidic