dextrose etymology

English word dextrose comes from English -ose, English dextro-

Detailed word origin of dextrose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ose English (eng) (chemistry) Used to form the names of sugars. Full of, like.
dextro- English (eng) (chemistry) Denoting a dextrorotatory form of an enantiomer.. Right; on the right; toward the right.
dextrose English (eng) The naturally-occurring dextrorotatory form of glucose monosaccharide molecule.

Words with the same origin as dextrose

Descendants of -ose
agarose arabinoside biose caseose cutose cytosine dambose decose favose fructose fructoside galactose gentianose granulose hexosamine lacunose octose paucimannose rhamnose rutinose streptose sucrose tremellose venulose
Descendants of dextro-
dextroamphetamine dextrocardia dextrocular dextrocycloversion dextrodepression dextroelevation dextroglucose dextrogyrate dextrogyre dextrolateral dextromanual dextromenthol dextromethorphan dextromoramide dextropropoxyphene dextrorotation dextrorotatory dextrotartaric acid dextrotatory dextrothyroxine dextroversion drinamyl