galactoside

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

Definition of galactoside

: a glycoside that yields galactose on hydrolysis

Origin and Etymology of galactoside

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


Medical Dictionary

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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