an ester of glucose with phosphoric acid that aids in the absorption of sugars and is important in carbohydrate metabolism.
hexosephosphate(hĕks″ōs-fŏs′fāt) [Gr. hex, six, + phosphoros, phosphorus]
A phosphoric acid ester of glucose; one of several esters formed in the muscles and other tissues in the metabolism of carbohydrates.
an ester of hexose sugar with phosphoric acid and an important intermediate in carbohydrate metabolism.