Meaning of sucrose

su•crose

Pronunciation: (s'krōs), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a crystalline disaccharide, CHO, the sugar obtained from the sugarcane, the sugar beet, and sorghum, and forming the greater part of maple sugar; sugar.
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