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Definition of Glucose
GlucoseGlucose Glu"cose`, n. [Gr. ? sweet. Cf. Glycerin.]
1. A variety of sugar occurring in nature very abundantly, as
in ripe grapes, and in honey, and produced in great
quantities from starch, etc., by the action of heat and
acids. It is only about half as sweet as cane sugar.
Called also dextrose, grape sugar, diabetic sugar,
and starch sugar. See Dextrose.
2. (Chem.) Any one of a large class of sugars, isometric with
glucose proper, and including levulose, galactose, etc.
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