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1. A chemical name occurring in honey and many sweet fruits and a component of many disaccharides and polysaccharides that are obtained by inversion of aqueous solutions of sucrose and subsequent separation of fructose from glucose.
2. The official preparation, administered intravenously in solution as a fluid and nutrient replenisher.
3. A simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits.

Fructose is a "sugar found in fruit', from 1864, coined in English from Latin fructus ccurring in invert sugar, honey, and a great many fruits. It is used in foodstuffs and in medicine chiefly in solution as an intravenous nutrient. Also called: levulose and fruit sugar.

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(Latin: fructose; from laev[us], "left")