psicose etymology

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

Detailed word origin of psicose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ose English (eng) (chemistry) Used to form the names of sugars.
psicose English (eng) (carbohydrate) The monosaccharide (3R,4R,5R)-1,3,4,5,6-pentahydroxyhexan-2-one that is an epimer of fructose.

Words with the same origin as psicose

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 sucrose threonucleic acid xylulose