Definition of disaccharide
: any of a class of sugars (such as sucrose) that yields on hydrolysis two monosaccharide molecules
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FODMAP stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols.
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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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