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Medical Dictionary


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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