Fructose meaning

frŭktōs, fro͝ok-
A very sweet monosaccharide sugar, C6 H12 O6 , occurring in many fruits and in honey, and used as a preservative for foodstuffs and as an intravenous nutrient.
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A very sweet monosaccharide sugar, C6 H12 O6 , occurring in many fruits and in honey, and used as a preservative for foodstuffs and as an intravenous nutrient.
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A crystalline monosaccharide found in sweet fruits and in honey; fruit sugar; levulose.
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A very sweet monosaccharide sugar, C6 H12 O6 , occurring in many fruits and in honey, and used as a preservative for foodstuffs and as an intravenous nutrient.
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A simple sugar (monosaccharide) found in honey, many fruits, and some vegetables. Fructose linked to glucose is the structure of table sugar, or sucrose . Fructose is an important source of energy for cellular processes. Chemical formula: C6H12O6.
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(biochemistry) A monosaccharide ketose sugar, formula C6H12O6.
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Origin of fructose

  • Latin frūctus fruit fruit –ose

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin frūctus fruit fruit –ose

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin fructus (“fruit”) + -ose (“sugar”) (derivation of sucrose).

    From Wiktionary