levoglucose

/lee'veuh glooh"kohs/, n. Chem.
See under glucose (def. 1).
[LEVO- + GLUCOSE]

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  • levo- — US var. of LAEVO . * * * see lev * * * a combining form meaning left, levorotatory, used in the formation of compound words: levoglucose; levorotation. Also, laevo ; esp. before a vowel, lev . [repr. L laevus left, on the left; see O ] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fructose — The d isomer (also referred to as fruit sugar, levoglucose, levulose, and d arabino 2 hexulose) is a 2 ketohexose that is physiologically the most important of the ketohexoses and one of the two products of sucrose hydrolysis; it is metabolized… …   Medical dictionary

  • levo- — chem. aff. a combining form meaning “left,”“levorotatory”: levoglucose[/ex] • Etymology: repr. L laevus left, on the left; see o …   From formal English to slang

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