gulose etymology

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

Detailed word origin of gulose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ose English (eng) (chemistry) Used to form the names of sugars.
gulose English (eng) (carbohydrate) An aldohexose that is a 3-epimer of galactose.

Words with the same origin as gulose

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