ac·rose | \ˈa-ˌkrōs\
plural -s

Definition of acrose 

: either of two sugars C6H12O6:

a : racemic fructose

called also alpha-acrose

b : inactive sorbose

called also beta-acrose

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First Known Use of acrose

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acrose

International Scientific Vocabulary acrolein + -ose; originally formed as German akrose

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