Medical Dictionary

xylulose


xylulose

noun xy·lu·lose \ˈzīl-(y)ə-ˌlōs also -ˌlōz\

Definition of XYLULOSE

:  a ketose sugar C5H10O5 of the pentose class that plays a role in carbohydrate metabolism and is found in the urine in cases of pentosuria
March 04, 2015
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