Synonyms
Etymology

1. pentose

noun. any monosaccharide sugar containing five atoms of carbon per molecule.

Synonyms

  • monosaccharose
  • simple sugar

Etymology

  • -ose (English)
  • -osus (Latin)
  • penta- (English)
  • πέντε (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Sentences with pentose


1. Adjective
A pentose sugar is a sugar that includes a five-atom ring structure.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Choose six colors: one for pentose sugar, one for phosphate, one for adenine, one for thymine, one for guanine, and one for cytosine.

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