dextrose

play
noun dex·trose \ˈdek-ˌstrōs, -ˌstrōz\

Circa 1869

First Known Use of dextrose

circa 1869


DEXTROSE Defined for English Language Learners

dextrose

play
noun dex·trose \ˈdek-ˌstrōs, -ˌstrōz\

Definition of dextrose for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

dextrose

play
noun dex·trose \ˈdek-ˌstrōs, -ˌstrōz\

Medical Definition of dextrose

  1. :  dextrorotatory glucose—called also grape sugar


Learn More about dextrose


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dextrose? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an alert or lookout

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ