xylulose etymology

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

Detailed word origin of xylulose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ose English (eng) (chemistry) Used to form the names of sugars.
xylulose English (eng) (carbohydrate) The ketopentose (3R,4S)-1,3,4,5-Tetrahydroxypentan-2-one.

Words with the same origin as xylulose

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