fructose

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

fruc·tose

noun
\ˈfrək-ˌtōs, ˈfrük-, ˈfrk-, -ˌtōz\

Definition of FRUCTOSE

1
: an optically active sugar C6H12O6 that differs from glucose in having a ketonic rather than an aldehydic carbonyl group
2
: the very sweet soluble levorotatory D-form of fructose that occurs especially in fruit juices and honey—called also levulose

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