fructo-

pref.

Denoting a fructose-like configuration, that is, a dextrorotatory compound containing six carbons and including a keto group:fructoside.

Nearby words

  1. fructiferously,
  2. fructification,
  3. fructificative,
  4. fructifier,
  5. fructify,
  6. fructofuranose,
  7. fructokinase,
  8. fructosan,
  9. fructose,
  10. fructosemia


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