oligosaccharide

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noun ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride \ˈä-li-gō-ˈsa-kə-ˌrīd, ˈō-; ə-ˈli-gə-\

Definition of oligosaccharide

  1. :  a saccharide that contains usually three to ten monosaccharide units

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Origin and Etymology of oligosaccharide

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1930


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oligosaccharide

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

Medical Definition of oligosaccharide

  1. :  a saccharide that contains usually three to ten monosaccharide units


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