HyperDic: carbohydrate

English > 1 sense of the word carbohydrate:
NOUNsubstancecarbohydrate, saccharide, sugaran essential structural / structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals
carbohydrate > pronunciation
Soundskaa.rbowhhay'draht; kaa.rbowhhay'drey.t
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
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English > carbohydrate: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn essential structural / structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain.
Synonymssaccharide, sugar
Narrowerbeet sugarsugar made from sugar beets
cane sugarsucrose obtained from sugar ... / sugar cane
deoxyriboseA sugar that is a constituent of nucleic acids
invert sugarA mixture of equal parts of glucose and fructose resulting from the hydrolysis of sucrose
jaggery, jagghery, jaggaryunrefined brown sugar made from palm sap
maple sugarsugar made from the sap of the sugar maple tree
monosaccharide, monosaccharose, simple sugarA sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars
oligosaccharideAny of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
polysaccharide, polyoseAny of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules
riboseA pentose sugar important as a component of ribonucleic acid
wood sugar, xyloseA sugar extracted from wood or straw
Broadermacromolecule, supermoleculeAny very large complex molecule
Spanishazúcar, carbohidrato, glúcido, hidrato de carbono, sacarosa
Catalancarbohidrat, glúcid, hidrat de carboni, sacàrid, sacarosa, sucre

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