trisaccharide

noun

tri·​sac·​cha·​ride (ˌ)trī-ˈsa-kə-ˌrīd How to pronounce trisaccharide (audio)
: a sugar that yields on complete hydrolysis three monosaccharide molecules

Word History

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First Known Use

circa 1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trisaccharide was circa 1899

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“Trisaccharide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trisaccharide. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

trisaccharide

noun

tri·​sac·​cha·​ride (ˈ)trī-ˈsak-ə-ˌrīd How to pronounce trisaccharide (audio)
: a sugar that yields on complete hydrolysis three monosaccharide molecules
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