sucralose

noun su·cra·lose \ ˈsü-krə-ˌlōs \

Definition of sucralose

:a white crystalline powder C12H19Cl3O3 that is derived from sucrose and is used as a low-calorie sweetener having a sweetness of much greater intensity than sucrose

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Origin and Etymology of sucralose

probably from sucrose + 3-al + 2-ose


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sucralose

noun su·cra·lose \ ˈsü-krə-ˌlōs \

medical Definition of sucralose

:a white crystalline powder C12H19Cl3O8 that is derived from sucrose by the chemical substitution of three chlorine atoms for three hydroxyl groups and that is used as a low-calorie sweetener having a sweetness of much greater intensity than sucrose

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