Meaning of MALTOSE in English

MALTOSE

n.

Pronunciation: ' mo ̇ l- ˌ t ō s, - ˌ t ō z

Function: noun

Etymology: French, from English 1 malt

Date: 1862

: a crystalline dextrorotatory fermentable sugar C 12 H 22 O 11 formed especially from starch by amylase

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