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levulose

[lev-yuh-lohs]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. fructose.

Origin of levulose

First recorded in 1870–75; lev- + -ule + -ose2
Related formsnon·lev·u·lose, adjective
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Examples from the Web for levulose

Historical Examples

  • That is, sucrose is converted into levulose and dextrose sugars.

    Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value

    Harry Snyder

  • Mount in syrup of levulose and examine with a one-twelfth objective.

  • Levulose, lactose, and some others are occasionally met with.

  • The chief form of this carbohydrate is known as levulose, or fruit sugar.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5

    Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences

  • The composition of levulose is exactly the same as glucose, but the atoms are combined in different ways.

    Encyclopedia of Diet

    Eugene Christian


levulose in Medicine

levulose

(lĕvyə-lōs′, -lōz′)
n.
  1. fructose