- fruit sugar
- A monosaccharide in sweet fruits and honey that is soluble in water, alcohol, or ether. It is used as a preservative and an intravenous infusion in parenteral feeding.
Definition from: MSH via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- Six carbon sugar that is a component of a number of oligosaccharides and polysaccharides, generally the sweetest and most readily absorbed, found naturally in sweet fruits and honey.
Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.