sorbose

noun
sor·​bose | \ ˈsȯr-ˌbōs, -ˌbōz How to pronounce sorbose (audio) \

Medical Definition of sorbose

: a sweet crystalline levorotatory ketohexose sugar C6H12O6 that is derived from sorbitol

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“Sorbose.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sorbose. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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