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Levulose

Lev´u`lose`   Pronunciation: lĕv´ũ`lōs`
n.1.(Chem.) A sirupy variety of sugar, rarely obtained crystallized, occurring widely in honey, ripe fruits, etc., and hence called also fruit sugar; also called fructose. Chemical formula: C6H12O6. It is called levulose, because it rotates the plane of polarization of light to the left, in contrast to dextrose, the other product of the hydrolysis of sucrose.
Noun1.levulose - a simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits
fructose, fruit sugar, ketohexose, laevulose
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