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dextrose

dex·trose

dextrose

pronunciation:
dek stros
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part of speech: noun
definition: a form of sugar that occurs naturally in plant and animal tissue or is synthesized from starch. (See glucose.)
Word Parts
The word dextrose contains the following parts:
dextr, dextro Latin root that means on the righthand side; skilful
-ose2 Greek noun-forming suffix that means carbohydrate, esp. sugar