Definition of quinovose in English:

quinovose

noun

Chemistry
  • A methyl pentose sugar which was first obtained by hydrolysis of quinovite and is widespread in plants, especially as sulphate derivatives.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From quinov- + -ose, after German Chinovose.

Pronunciation

quinovose

/ˈkwɪnəvəʊz//ˈkwɪnəvəʊs/