complex carbohydrate


complex carbohydrate

noun

Definition of COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATE

:  a polysaccharide (as starch or cellulose) consisting of usually hundreds or thousands of monosaccharide units; also :  a food (as rice or pasta) composed primarily of such polysaccharides

First Known Use of COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATE

1938

complex carbohydrate

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATE

: a polysaccharide (as starch or cellulose) consisting of usually hundreds or thousands of monosaccharide units; also : a food (as rice or pasta) composed primarily of such polysaccharides

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