glutose

noun
glu·​tose | \ ˈglüˌtōs also -ōz \
plural -s

Definition of glutose

: an unfermentable carbohydrate fraction formed by the action of alkali on glucose or fructose or found in cane molasses

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History and Etymology for glutose

International Scientific Vocabulary glu- (from glucose) + -tose (from fructose)

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“Glutose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glutose. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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