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dextrose (n.)

sugar belonging to the glucose group, 1867, shortened from dextro-glucose, from dextro- "right" + -ose (2), chemical suffix indicating a sugar. So called because this form of glucose polarizes light to the right in spectroscopy.

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Definitions of dextrose

dextrose (n.)
an isomer of glucose that is found in honey and sweet fruits;
Synonyms: dextroglucose / grape sugar
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