Ose definition

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Product of protein hydrolysis.

Proteose.

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The product of a protein hydrolysis.

Proteose.

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Possessing; having the characteristics of; full of.

Cymose.

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Carbohydrate.

Fructose.

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A carbohydrate.

Cellulose, sucrose.

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Full of, having the qualities of, like.

Filose.

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A suffix used to form the chemical names of carbohydrates, such as glucose.
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Origin of ose

  • Fr < (gluc)ose: see glucose

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • L -osus

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Middle English variant of -ous from Latin -ōsus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French from glucose glucose glucose

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition