Origin of dextrosedextr- + -ose
Origin of dextrosedextr(ogluc)ose
(countable and uncountable, plural dextroses)
- L-glucose / L-Glucose (levorotatory form of glucose)
levose is not the antonym L-glucose form, due to the origins of stereochemistry and sugar research. "levose" is a misspelling of levulose (also misspelled as levolose), D-fructose, due to those origins.
- levulose (left sugar)
dextrose - Medical Definition