levulose

[lev-yuh-lohs]
noun Chemistry.

Origin:
1870–75; lev- + -ule + -ose2

nonlevulose, adjective
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levulose lev·u·lose (lěv'yə-lōs', -lōz')
n.
See fructose.

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The action of hydrazine and some of its derivatives in producing liver injury as measured by the effect of levulose tolerance.
All strains ferment glucose, levulose, and maltose and reduce nitrate to nitrite.
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