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disaccharide

noun di·sac·cha·ride \(ˌ)dī-ˈsa-kə-ˌrīd\

Definition of DISACCHARIDE

:  any of a class of sugars (as sucrose) that yields on hydrolysis two monosaccharide molecules
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First Known Use of DISACCHARIDE

1889
Medical Dictionary

disaccharide

noun di·sac·cha·ride \(ˈ)dī-ˈsak-ə-ˌrīd\

Medical Definition of DISACCHARIDE

:  any of a class of sugars (as sucrose) that on hydrolysis yields two monosaccharide molecules—called also biose, double sugar

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