What is another word for dextrose?

Pronunciation: [dˈɛkstɹə͡ʊz] (IPA)

Dextrose is often associated with sweeteners and food products, but it can also be referred to as glucose. This simple sugar is essential for the human body to produce energy and maintain proper organ function. Other synonyms for dextrose include corn sugar, grape sugar, and blood sugar. Dextrose is commonly used in medical treatments to help raise low blood sugar levels and can also be found in sports drinks to aid in quick energy replenishment during physical activity. As the demand for healthier sweeteners increases, dextrose derivatives such as maltodextrin and fructose are also gaining popularity. Regardless of the name, dextrose remains a vital component in many fields such as healthcare, food, and sports nutrition.

What are the hypernyms for Dextrose?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Dextrose

If dextrose is present there results a red, yellow, or green precipitate, depending upon the amount of sugar present.
"The Starvation Treatment of Diabetes"
Lewis Webb Hill Rena S. Eckman
321. Glucose, or invert sugar, the principal member of the second class, consists of two distinct kinds of sugar, -dextrose and levulose.
"An Introduction to Chemical Science"
R.P. Williams
In the porter and ale worts a percentage of dextrose had been added as brewer's sugar.
"A Study Of American Beers and Ales"
L.M. Tolman J. Garfield Riley

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