dextrose

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noun dex·trose \ˈdek-ˌstrōs, -ˌstrōz\

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Circa 1869

First Known Use of dextrose

circa 1869


DEXTROSE Defined for English Language Learners

dextrose

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Definition of dextrose for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of sugar found in fruits, plants, etc. : a form of glucose


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dextrose

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noun dex·trose \ˈdek-ˌstrōs, -ˌstrōz\

Medical Definition of dextrose

  1. :  dextrorotatory glucose—called also grape sugar



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