a crystalline disaccharide, C 1 2 H 2 2 O 1 1 , the sugar obtained from the sugarcane, the sugar beet, and sorghum, and forming the greater part of maple sugar; sugar.
the technical name for sugar (sense 1)
sucrose su·crose (sōō’krōs’)
A nonreducing crystalline disaccharide made up of glucose and fructose, found in many plants but extracted as ordinary sugar mainly from sugar cane and sugar beets, and widely used as a sweetener or preservative.
A crystalline sugar found in many plants, especially sugar cane, sugar beets, and sugar maple. It is used widely as a sweetener. Sucrose is a disaccharide composed of fructose and glucose. Also called table sugar. Chemical formula: C12H22O11.
sucrosemia su·cro·se·mi·a (sōō’krō-sē’mē-ə) n. The presence of sucrose in the blood.
- Sucrose polyester
sucrose polyester sucrose pol·y·es·ter (pŏl’ē-ěs’tər, pŏl’ē-ěs’tər) n. A complex synthetic compound of sucrose and fatty acids that the body is unable to digest or absorb, produced commercially as a partial substitute for fats in cooking oils, shortening, butter, and other high-calorie or high-cholesterol foods.
sucrosuria su·cro·su·ria (sōō’krō-sur’ē-ə) n. Excretion of sucrose in the urine.
noun 1. the act, process, or condition of sucking. 2. the force that, by a pressure differential, attracts a substance or object to the region of lower pressure. 3. the act or process of producing such a force. verb (used with object) 4. to draw out or remove by aspiration. noun 1. the act or […]