aldose etymology

English word aldose comes from English -ose ((chemistry) Used to form the names of sugars.)

Detailed word origin of aldose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ose English (eng) (chemistry) Used to form the names of sugars.
aldose English (eng) (organic chemistry, carbohydrate) Any of a class of monosaccharides having an aldehyde or hemiacetal functional group.

Words with the same origin as aldose

Descendants of -ose
adenosine adenosine monophosphate aldohexose aldonic acid aldosidic cellobiose cellophane cellucotton cellulose deoxyribonucleic dextrose erythrose fructose gulose lactard lactose laevulose lignocellulolytic lignocellulosic mannaric mannitol psicose sucrose threonucleic acid xylulose