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mass nounChemistry
  • The dextrorotatory form of glucose (and the predominant naturally occurring form).

    ‘Having extracted the sugary nectar from flowers, bees use enzymes in their saliva to split the sucrose into dextrose and fructose.’
    • ‘For carbs, take in pure glucose or dextrose (without the maltodextrin).’
    • ‘Fast-digesting carbs such as dextrose, maltodextrin or Vitargo will boost insulin and blunt cortisol release, putting you in an ideal anabolic state.’
    • ‘We can find no literature to construct a hypothesis of nutritional difference between dextrose and sucrose when fed to lactating dairy cows.’
    • ‘This is due to the fact that creatine as well as the simple sugars found in today's creatine formulas, such as dextrose and maltodextrin, have a comparatively high osmolality rate.’



/ˈdɛkstrəʊz/ /ˈdɛkstrəʊs/


Mid 19th century from Latin dexter, dextr- ‘on the right’ + -ose.