fructose

(redirected from Fructose intolerance)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Fructose intolerance: lactose intolerance, Hereditary fructose intolerance

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.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

fructose

(or levulose) A source of energy found in sweet fruits. See monosaccharides.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
fruktóza
fruktose
フルクトース果糖
과당
fruktozė
fruktosefruktsukker
frutose
fruktosfruktsocker

fructose

[ˈfrʊktəʊz] nfructose m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

fructose

[ˈfrʌktəʊs] nfruttosio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

fruc·tose

n. fructosa, azúcar de frutas; lebulosa;
___ intoleranceintolerancia a la ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

fructose

n fructosa
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
The way to rule out fructose intolerance is by starting off with a gluten-free diet (wheat-free) because many foods, especially all wheat products, have both gluten and fructose.
Tyrosinemia, hereditary fructose intolerance, and galactosemia are the most common metabolic diseases to be considered.
Interestingly, this observation resulted in dietary recommendations to avoid long-term liver and kidney damage caused by persistent fructose intolerance. Similarly, abnormal concentrations of acylcarnitines/long-chain fatty acids and bile acids were observed in conjunction with rare mutations predicted to be damaging in genes encoding a transporter and an enzyme, respectively.
People who have fructose intolerance should avoid high- fructose foods like apples, watermelon, grapes, peas, and zucchini, to name a few, or they will experience gas, abdominal pain and diarrhoea, since the digestive system doesn't absorb fructose properly.
Some of them are Fructose Intolerance, Galactosemia, and Phenylketonuria (PKU), etc.
You may have a fructose intolerance. Is your diet high in fats, which tend to be difficult to digest?
This is in contrast to hereditary fructose intolerance, a disease characterized by the deficiency of fructose-1-phosphate aldolase which has significant metabolic and developmental complications that manifest themselves as early as in the neonatal period.
Usually described as ''fructose intolerance'', but often extending to malabsorption of other sugars, scientists believe the condition could affect almost half of the 15 per cent of Australians with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and be the prime trigger of symptoms such as diarrhoea, constipation, bloating and pain.
consumers and may even pose a health risk to people who suffer from fructose intolerance.
Lower rates of tooth decay have been seen in individuals with hereditary fructose intolerance.

Full browser ?