complex carbohydrate

noun

Definition of complex carbohydrate

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

First Known Use of complex carbohydrate

1938


Medical Dictionary

complex carbohydrate

noun

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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