Definition of biose in English:

biose

noun

Chemistry
  • 1Disaccharide.

  • 2A sugar with only two carbon atoms in its molecule.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society. From bi- + -ose; in sense 1 after French biose.

Pronunciation

biose

/ˈbʌɪəʊz//ˈbʌɪəʊs/