galactoside

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noun ga·lac·to·side \gə-ˈlak-tə-ˌsīd\

Definition of galactoside

  1. :  a glycoside that yields galactose on hydrolysis

Origin and Etymology of galactoside

borrowed from French, from galactose galactose + -ide -ide


First Known Use: 1862


Medical Dictionary

galactoside

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noun ga·lac·to·side \gə-ˈlak-tə-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of galactoside

  1. :  a glycoside that yields galactose on hydrolysis


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