glucose

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one form in which body fuel is stored; stored primarily in the liver and broken down into glucose when needed by the body animal starch , glycogen
glucose in the bloodstream blood glucose , blood sugar
isomer of glucose that is found in honey and sweet fruits dextroglucose , dextrose , grape sugar
glycoside derived from glucose glucoside
presence of abnormally high levels of glucose in the urine glucosuria
formation in animals of glycogen from glucose glycogenesis
conversion of glucose to glycogen when the glucose in the blood exceeds the demand glycogenesis
any of various agents that decrease the level of glucose in the blood and are used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus hypoglycaemic agent , hypoglycemic agent
mixture of equal parts of glucose and fructose resulting from the hydrolysis of sucrose; found naturally in fruits; sweeter than glucose invert sugar
enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose invertase , saccharase , sucrase
any of a group of enzymes (trade name Lactaid) that hydrolyze lactose to glucose and galactose Lactaid , lactase
sugar comprising one glucose molecule linked to a galactose molecule; occurs only in milk lactose , milk sugar
antidiabetic consisting of any of several drugs that reduce the level of glucose in the blood; used to treat diabetes mellitus sulfonylurea
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