Definition of Monosaccharides

1. Noun. (plural of monosaccharide) ¹



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Definition of Monosaccharides

1. monosaccharide [n] - See also: monosaccharide

Medical Definition of Monosaccharides

1. Simple sugars, carbohydrates which cannot be decomposed by hydrolysis. They are colourless crystalline substances with a sweet taste and have the same general formula cnh2non. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monosaccharides

monorecidive
monorecidive chancre
monoreduction
monoreme
monoremes
monorganic
monorhina
monorhinic
monorhyme
monorhymed
monorhymes
monorubidium
monos
monosaccharide
monosaccharide transport proteins
monosaccharides (current term)
monosaccharose
monosaturated
monoscelous
monoscenism
monoscopic
monose
monoseme
monosemic
monosemous
monosemy
monosensitized
monosepalous
monoses
monosies

Literary usage of Monosaccharides

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1. A Text-book of Physiological Chemistry: For Students of Medicine and Physicians by Charles Edmund Simon (1904)
"THE monosaccharides. According to the number of oxygen atoms which are ... As has been pointed out above, the monosaccharides are either aldehydes or ..."

2. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon; Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1909)
"monosaccharides or simple sugars. — Examples cf these are glucose, fructose, arabinose, and mannose. ... The monosaccharides are the simplest carbohydrates. ..."

3. Practical Physiological Chemistry by Sydney William Cole (1920)
"A. The monosaccharides, or Simple Sugars. B. The Compound Sugars (Di- and ... A. The monosaccharides. A simple sugar is an aldehyde, or ketone, ..."

4. Principles of Biochemistry for Students of Medicine, Agriculture and Related by Thorburn Brailsford Robertson (1920)
"THE CARBOHYDRATES; THE monosaccharides. GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS. The Carbohydrates are extremely abundant in nature, and play an exceedingly important part ..."

5. Physiological chemistry: A Text-book and Manual for Students by Albert Prescott Mathews (1916)
"Action of acids on monosaccharides.—Not only do the carbohydrates decompose ... The decomposition of the monosaccharides in acid solution is slower than in ..."

6. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"The sugars may be subdivided into glucoses, monosaccharides, ... The monosaccharides, therefore, fall into classes that are called ..."

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