Synonyms for glucose

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This was directly established for glucose, lævulose, galactose, and arabinose .

Why must the starchy foods be changed in the body into sugar, or glucose?

Boiled in dilute acids it splits into murrayetin and glucose.

I have a good notion to poison myself by eating some of your glucose sugar.

Glucose is also found in considerable amount in sweet corn and onions.

The extent of fermentation does not differ materially from that attained with glucose.

Curve A shows the normal course of fermentation of yeast-juice with glucose.

This substance is transformed into glucose by the kidneys of healthy persons.

Glucose is by far the most common, and is the only one of clinical importance.

It is of interest chiefly because it may be mistaken for glucose.

WORD ORIGIN

1840, from French glucose (1838), said to have been coined by French professor Eugène Melchior Péligot (1811-1890) from Greek gleukos "must, sweet wine," related to glykys "sweet, delightful, dear," from *glku-, dissimilated in Greek from PIE *dlk-u- "sweet" (cf. Latin dulcis). It first was obtained from grape sugar.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GLUCOSE

blood sugar

nounlevel of glucose in blood
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