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GLUCOSE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does glucose mean? 

GLUCOSE (noun)
  The noun GLUCOSE has 1 sense:

1. a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy

  Familiarity information: GLUCOSE used as a noun is very rare.


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GLUCOSE (noun)


Sense 1glucose [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("glucose" is a kind of...):

aldohexose (a monosaccharide sugar having six carbon atoms and an aldehyde group)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "glucose"):

corn sugar (dextrose made by hydrolysis of cornstarch)

dextroglucose; dextrose; grape sugar (an isomer of glucose that is found in honey and sweet fruits)

blood glucose; blood sugar (glucose in the bloodstream)


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