Phenomena and Processes [G] » Physiological Phenomena [G07] » Diet, Food, and Nutrition » Food » Honey
Technology, Industry, and Agriculture [J] » Food and Beverages [J02] » Food » Honey
A sweet viscous liquid food, produced in the honey sacs of various bees from nectar collected from flowers. The nectar is ripened into honey by inversion of its sucrose sugar into fructose and glucose. It is somewhat acidic and has mild antiseptic properties, being sometimes used in the treatment of burns and lacerations. MeSH
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