saccharide

noun sac·cha·ride \ ˈsa-kə-ˌrīd \

Definition of saccharide

: a monosaccharide sugar or combination of sugars : carbohydrate

First Known Use of saccharide

1895

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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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