noun. ['ˈsuːkroʊs'] a complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent.
- plant product
- brain sugar
- sucre (French)
- azúcar (Spanish)
Rhymes with Sucrose
Sentences with sucrose
1. Noun, singular or mass
As a disaccharide, sucrose is too large to cross cell membranes.
Once your body has broken sucrose down, it can absorb its individual sugars, glucose and fructose.
Additionally, you digest lactose and sucrose with different digestive enzymes.
4. Verb, past tense
Add sucrose to the water in the beaker.
5. Verb, base form
Lactose, or milk sugar, is very similar in chemical composition to sucrose, which is table sugar.