noun. ['ˈdɛkstroʊs'] an isomer of glucose that is found in honey and sweet fruits.
- grape sugar
- -ose (English)
- -osus (Latin)
- dextro- (English)
Words that Rhyme with Dextrose
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.
An alternative name for glucose is dextrose, a name which derives from the term dextrorotatory.