stachyose

noun

stach·​y·​ose ˈstak-ē-ˌōs How to pronounce stachyose (audio)
: a sweet crystalline tetrasaccharide sugar C24H42O21 that yields glucose, fructose, and galactose on hydrolysis

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“Stachyose.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stachyose. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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