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Medical Term:

fructokinase

Pronunciation: fruk'to-ki'nas

Definition: A liver enzyme that catalyzes the reaction of ATP and d-fructose to form fructose 6-phosphate and ADP; deficient in individuals with essential fructosuria (hepatic fructokinase deficiency).

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