hexabiose

noun hex·a·bi·ose
variants: or hexobiose \ˌheksəˈbīˌōs\

Definition of hexabiose

:a disaccharide (as maltose) yielding two hexose molecules on hydrolysis

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Origin and Etymology of hexabiose

hexabiose from hexa- + biose; hexobiose, International Scientific Vocabulary hexo- (from hexa-) + biose


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