laevulose


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laevulose

(ˈlɛvjʊˌləʊs; -ˌləʊz) or

levulose

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for fructose
[C19: from laevo- + -ule + -ose2]
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Noun1.laevulose - a simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits
ketohexose - a monosaccharide having six carbon atoms and a ketone group
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And its high laevulose, low dextrose ratio makes it a sweetener that even some diabetics can ingest.