• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Phenose (Chem) A sweet amorphous deliquescent substance obtained indirectly from benzene, and isometric with, and resembling, dextrose.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n phenose An amorphous, deliquescent, easily soluble compound, C6H12O6, made by the electrolysis of a mixture of toluene, alcohol, and dilute sulphuric acid, or by the action of soda on the addition-product of benzene and hypochlorous acid. It has a sweet taste and reduces Fehling's solution, but is not fermentable.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Phen,yl + dextrose,