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1. A simple sugar produced in plants by photosynthesis and in animals by the conversion of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. The commonest form, dextrose, is used by all living organisms.
2. A syrup containing dextrose, maltose, dexrin, and water that is obtained from starch and used in food manufacture and in alcoholic fermentation.
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