allulose

noun al·lu·lose \ˈalyəˌlōs\

Definition of allulose

plural

-s

  1. :  a syrupy ketohexose sugar C6H1206 found in the unfermentable residue from cane molasses and related stereochemically to allose and altrose —called also psicose

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Origin and Etymology of allulose

all- + -ulose


First Known Use: 1874


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