oligosaccharide

noun ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride \ ˈä-li-gō-ˈsa-kə-ˌrīd , ˈō- ; ə-ˈli-gə- \
|Updated on: 13 Aug 2018

Definition of oligosaccharide

: a saccharide that contains usually three to ten monosaccharide units

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oligosaccharide

noun oli·go·sac·cha·ride \ ˌäl-i-gō-ˈsak-ə-ˌrīd, ˌō-li- \

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: a saccharide that contains usually three to ten monosaccharide units

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