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• A sugar containing the aldehyde group or its hemiacetal equivalent
• (al´dōs) one of the two main types of monosaccharide sugars
• A monosaccharide potentially containing the characteristic group of the aldehydes
• An aldose is a monosaccharide (a simple sugar) that contains only one aldehyde (-CH=O) group per molecule