saccharide


sac·cha·ride

noun \ˈsa-kə-ˌrīd\

Definition of SACCHARIDE

:  a monosaccharide sugar or combination of sugars :  carbohydrate

First Known Use of SACCHARIDE

1895

sac·cha·ride

noun \ˈsak-ə-ˌrīd also -rəd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SACCHARIDE

: a simple sugar, combination of sugars, or polymerized sugar—see disaccharide, monosaccharide, oligosaccharide, polysaccharide, trisaccharide

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