tet·​ra·​sac·​cha·​ride -ˈsak-ə-ˌrīd How to pronounce tetrasaccharide (audio)
: any of a class of carbohydrates (as stachyose) that yield on complete hydrolysis four monosaccharide molecules

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“Tetrasaccharide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tetrasaccharide. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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