Synonyms
Etymology

1. dextrose

noun. ['ˈdɛkstroʊs'] an isomer of glucose that is found in honey and sweet fruits.

Synonyms

  • grape sugar
  • glucose

Etymology

  • -ose (English)
  • -osus (Latin)
  • dextro- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Dextrose

  • montross
  • sucrose

Example sentences of the word dextrose


1. Noun, singular or mass
Also known as dextrose, glucose is a simple sugar that is the body's main source of energy.

2. Adjective
An alternative name for glucose is dextrose, a name which derives from the term dextrorotatory.

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