Syn*an"throse" (?), n. [From NL. Synantherae the Compositae; Gr. with + blooming.] Chem.

A variety of sugar, isomeric with sucrose, found in the tubers of the Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), in the dahlia, and other Compositae.

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