Monosaccharide

Definition of Monosaccharide

Mon`o`sac´cha`ride
n.1.(Chem.) A simple sugar; any of a number of sugars (including the trioses, tetroses, pentoses, hexoses, etc.), not decomposable into simpler sugars by hydrolysis. Specif., as used by some, a hexose. The monosaccharides are all open-chain compounds containing hydroxyl groups and either an aldehyde group or a ketone group.

Related Words

aldose, carbohydrate, hexose, ketose, monosaccharose, pentose, saccharide, simple sugar, sugar, tetrose, triose
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