sucrose

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noun su·crose \ˈsü-ˌkrōs, -ˌkrōz\

Definition of sucrose

  1. :  a sweet crystalline dextrorotatory disaccharide sugar C12H22O11 that occurs naturally in most plants and is obtained commercially especially from sugarcane or sugar beets

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Origin and Etymology of sucrose

International Scientific Vocabulary, from French sucre sugar


SUCROSE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of sucrose for English Language Learners

  • : a type of sugar that is found in most plants


SUCROSE Defined for Kids

sucrose

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noun su·crose \ˈsü-ˌkrōs\

Definition of sucrose for Students

  1. :  a sweet usually crystalline substance found in many plants that is obtained especially from sugarcane and sugar beets for use in sweetening foods and beverages


Medical Dictionary

sucrose

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noun su·crose \ˈsü-ˌkrōs, -ˌkrōz\

Medical Definition of sucrose

  1. :  a sweet crystalline dextrorotatory nonreducing disaccharide sugar C12H22O11 that occurs naturally in most plants and is obtained commercially especially from sugarcane or sugar beets



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