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disaccharide

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

Definition of disaccharide

  1. :  any of a class of sugars (as sucrose) that yields on hydrolysis two monosaccharide molecules



1889

First Known Use of disaccharide

1889


Medical Dictionary

disaccharide

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

Medical Definition of disaccharide

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




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