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dex·trose

 (dĕk′strōs′)
n.
The dextrorotatory form of glucose, C6H12O6·H2O, the naturally occurring form of glucose found in all organisms. Also called dextroglucose.

dextrose

(ˈdɛkstrəʊz; -trəʊs)
n
(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

dex•trose

(ˈdɛk stroʊs)

n.
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.
[1865–70]

dex·trose

(dĕk′strōs′)
A sugar that is the most common form of glucose, found in plant and animal tissues and also derived from starch.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dextrose - an isomer of glucose that is found in honey and sweet fruitsdextrose - an isomer of glucose that is found in honey and sweet fruits
glucose - a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy
Translations

dextrose

[ˈdekstrəʊs] Ndextrosa f

dextrose

[ˈdɛkstrəʊz ˈdɛkstrəʊs] n (= sugar) → dextrose m

dextrose

nDextrose f, → Traubenzucker m

dex·trose

n. dextrosa, glucosa, forma de azúcar simple,
pop. azúcar de uva.

dextrose

n dextrosa
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