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sucralose

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noun su·cra·lose \ˈsü-krə-ˌlōs\

Definition of sucralose

  1. :  a white crystalline powder C12H19Cl3O3 that is derived from sucrose and is used as a low-calorie sweetener having a sweetness of much greater intensity than sucrose



Origin of sucralose

probably from sucrose + 3-al + 2-ose


First Known Use: 1985


Medical Dictionary

sucralose

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noun su·cra·lose \ˈsü-krə-ˌlōs\

Medical Definition of sucralose

  1. :  a white crystalline powder C12H19Cl3O8 that is derived from sucrose by the chemical substitution of three chlorine atoms for three hydroxyl groups and that is used as a low-calorie sweetener having a sweetness of much greater intensity than sucrose




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