Medical Dictionary

xylulose

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noun xy·lu·lose \ˈzīl-(y)ə-ˌlōs also -ˌlōz\

Medical Definition of xylulose

  1. :  a ketose sugar C5H10O5 of the pentose class that plays a role in carbohydrate metabolism and is found in the urine in cases of pentosuria


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