streptose etymology

English word streptose comes from English -ose, English strepto- (Having the form of a twisted chain. Twisted.)

Detailed word origin of streptose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ose English (eng) (chemistry) Used to form the names of sugars. Full of, like.
strepto- English (eng) Having the form of a twisted chain. Twisted.
streptose English (eng) (carbohydrate) The pentose 5-deoxy-3-C-formyl-l-lyxose that is a constituent of streptomycin.

Words with the same origin as streptose

Descendants of -ose
agarose arabinoside biose caseose cutose cytosine dambose decose dextrose favose fructose fructoside galactose gentianose granulose hexosamine lacunose octose paucimannose rhamnose rutinose sucrose tremellose venulose
Descendants of strepto-
strep streptococcus