/sawr"bohs/, n. Biochem.
a ketohexose, C6H12O6, occurring in mountain ash and obtained industrially from sorbitol by bacterial oxidation: used in the synthesis of vitamin C.
[1895-1900; SORB(ITOL) + -OSE2]

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