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sucrose

noun su·crose \ˈsü-ˌkrōs, -ˌkrōz\

: a type of sugar that is found in most plants

Full Definition of SUCROSE

:  a sweet crystalline dextrorotatory disaccharide sugar C12H22O11 that occurs naturally in most plants and is obtained commercially especially from sugarcane or sugar beets
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Origin of SUCROSE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from French sucre sugar
First Known Use: 1857
SUCROSE Defined for Kids

sucrose

noun su·crose \ˈsü-ˌkrōs\

Definition of SUCROSE for Kids

:  a sweet usually crystalline substance found in many plants that is obtained especially from sugarcane and sugar beets for use in sweetening foods and beverages
Medical Dictionary

sucrose

noun su·crose \ˈsü-ˌkrōs, -ˌkrōz\

Medical Definition of SUCROSE

:  a sweet crystalline dextrorotatory nonreducing disaccharide sugar C12H22O11 that occurs naturally in most plants and is obtained commercially especially from sugarcane or sugar beets

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