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- noun (Chem.) See
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- noun biochemistry Alternative spelling of
levulose. ( fructose)
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- noun a simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits
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The finished honey contains a high concentration of several types of sugars, including sucrose, laevulose and dextrose.
They observed that when the blood sugar fell to about 0.045 per cent, characteristic symptoms supervened which could be antidoted by glucose, and to a less extent, by laevulose and mannose.