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fructose

fruc·tose

fructose

pronunciation:
fruhk tos [or] frUk tos
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part of speech: noun
definition: a very sweet sugar found in honey and fruit, used for intravenous feeding and to preserve foods.
Word Parts
The word fructose contains the following part:
-ose2 Greek noun-forming suffix that means carbohydrate, esp. sugar