dextrose

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From dextro- +‎ -ose (“right sugar”).

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dextrose (countable and uncountable, plural dextroses)

  1. the naturally-occurring dextrorotatory form of glucose monosaccharide molecule

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Levose is not the antonym L-glucose form, due to the origins of stereochemistry and sugar research. "Levose" is a misspelling of levulose (also misspelled as levolose), D-fructose, due to those origins.

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Noun[edit]

dextrose m (uncountable)

  1. dextrose (sugar)

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