HyperDic: xylose

English > 1 sense of the word xylose:
NOUNsubstancexylose, wood sugara sugar extracted from wood or straw
English > xylose: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA sugar extracted from wood or straw; used in foods for diabetics.
Synonymwood sugar
Broadercarbohydrate, saccharide, sugarAn essential structural / structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals

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