octose etymology

English word octose comes from English -ose, English oct- (Form of octa- or octo- used before a vowel.)

Detailed word origin of octose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ose English (eng) (chemistry) Used to form the names of sugars. Full of, like.
oct- English (eng) Form of octa- or octo- used before a vowel.
octose English (eng) (carbohydrate) A sugar or saccharide containing eight carbon atoms.

Words with the same origin as octose

Descendants of -ose
agarose arabinoside biose caseose cutose cytosine dambose decose dextrose favose fructose fructoside galactose gentianose granulose hexosamine lacunose paucimannose rhamnose rutinose streptose sucrose tremellose venulose
Descendants of oct-
octad octadic octangle octatomic octene octeract octillion octoid octoxide octree octyne uranium octoxide