Levulosan Lev`u*lo"san (-l[=o]"san), n. (Chem.) An unfermentable carbohydrate obtained by gently heating levulose. [1913 Webster]

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  • levulosan — SYN: fructosan (1). * * * lev·u·lo·san lev yə lō .san or Brit lae·vu·lo·san lēv n FRUCTOSAN …   Medical dictionary

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