trisaccharide

noun tri·sac·cha·ride \ (ˌ)trī-ˈsa-kə-ˌrīd \

Definition of trisaccharide

:a sugar that yields on complete hydrolysis three monosaccharide molecules

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trisaccharide

noun tri·sac·cha·ride \ (ˈ)trī-ˈsak-ə-ˌrīd \

medical Definition of trisaccharide

:a sugar that yields on complete hydrolysis three monosaccharide molecules

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