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glucose

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glucose

noun glu·cose \ˈglü-ˌkōs, -ˌkōz\

Definition of GLUCOSE

:  an optically active sugar C6H12O6 that has an aldehydic carbonyl group; especially :  the sweet colorless soluble dextrorotatory form that occurs widely in nature and is the usual form in which carbohydrate is assimilated by animals

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