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(Elements & Compounds) any aldose containing six carbon atoms, such as glucose or mannose
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|Noun||1.||aldohexose - a monosaccharide sugar having six carbon atoms and an aldehyde group|
hexose - a monosaccharide that contains six carbon atoms per molecule
aldose - a monosaccharide sugar that contains the aldehyde group or is hemiacetal
glucose - a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy