HyperDic: glucose

English > 1 sense of the word glucose:
NOUNsubstanceglucosea monosaccharide sugar that has several forms
glucose > pronunciation
Soundsgluw'kow.s
Rhymesadios ... sucrose: 36 rhymes with ows...
English > glucose: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy.
Narrowerblood sugar, blood glucoseglucose in the bloodstream
corn sugardextrose made by hydrolysis of cornstarch
dextrose, dextroglucose, grape sugarAn isomer of glucose that is found in honey and sweet fruits
glucosamineAn amino derivative of glucose that is a component of many polysaccharides
BroaderaldohexoseA monosaccharide sugar having six carbon atoms and an aldehyde group
Spanishdextrosa, glucosa
Catalandextrosa, glucosa

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