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The dextrorotatory form of glucose, C6H12O6·H2O, the naturally occurring form of glucose found in all organisms. Also called dextroglucose.
(Elements & Compounds) a white soluble sweet-tasting crystalline solid that is the dextrorotatory isomer of glucose, occurring widely in fruit, honey, and in the blood and tissue of animals. Formula: C6H12O6. Also called: grape sugar or dextroglucose
the dextrorotatory form of glucose, occurring in fruits and in animal tissues and commercially obtainable from starch by acid hydrolysis. Also called corn sugar, grape sugar.
A sugar that is the most common form of glucose, found in plant and animal tissues and also derived from starch.