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fruc·tose

 (frŭk′tōs′, fro͝ok′-)
n.
A very sweet monosaccharide sugar, C6H12O6, occurring in many fruits and in honey, and used as a preservative for foodstuffs and as an intravenous nutrient. Also called fruit sugar, levulose.

[Latin frūctus, fruit; see fruit + -ose.]

fructose

(ˈfrʌktəʊs; -təʊz; ˈfrʊk-)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline water-soluble sugar occurring in honey and many fruits. Formula: C6H12O6. Also called: laevulose or fruit sugar
[C19: from Latin frūctus fruit + -ose2]

fruc•tose

(ˈfrʌk toʊs, ˈfrʊk-, ˈfruk-)

n.
a crystalline, water-soluble, levorotatory ketose sugar, C6H12O6, sweeter than sucrose, occurring in invert sugar, honey, and many fruits: chiefly used in foodstuffs.
[1860–65; < Latin frūct(us) fruit]

fruc·tose

(frŭk′tōs′)
A simple sugar found in honey, many fruits, and some vegetables. Fructose is similar to glucose, is sweeter than table sugar, and is an important source of energy for cellular processes.

fructose

(or levulose) A source of energy found in sweet fruits. See monosaccharides.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fructose - a simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits
ketohexose - a monosaccharide having six carbon atoms and a ketone group
Translations
fruktóza
fruktose
フルクトース果糖
과당
fruktozė
fruktosefruktsukker
frutose
fruktosfruktsocker

fructose

[ˈfrʊktəʊz] nfructose m

fructose

[ˈfrʌktəʊs] nfruttosio

fruc·tose

n. fructosa, azúcar de frutas; lebulosa;
___ intoleranceintolerancia a la ___.

fructose

n fructosa
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