galactoside

noun
ga·​lac·​to·​side | \gə-ˈlak-tə-ˌsīd \

Definition of galactoside 

: a glycoside that yields galactose on hydrolysis

First Known Use of galactoside

1862, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for galactoside

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

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galactoside

noun
ga·​lac·​to·​side | \gə-ˈlak-tə-ˌsīd \

Medical Definition of galactoside 

: a glycoside that yields galactose on hydrolysis

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