saccharide

noun
sac·​cha·​ride | \ ˈsa-kə-ˌrīd How to pronounce saccharide (audio) \

Definition of saccharide

: a monosaccharide sugar or combination of sugars : carbohydrate

First Known Use of saccharide

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Saccharide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saccharide. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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saccharide

noun
sac·​cha·​ride | \ ˈsak-ə-ˌrīd also -rəd \

Medical Definition of saccharide

: a simple sugar, combination of sugars, or polymerized sugar — see disaccharide, monosaccharide, oligosaccharide, polysaccharide, trisaccharide

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