HyperDic: disaccharide

English > 1 sense of the word disaccharide:
NOUNsubstancedisaccharideany of a variety of carbohydrates that yield two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
English > disaccharide: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny of a variety of carbohydrates that yield two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis.
Narrowerlactose, milk sugarA sugar comprising one glucose molecule linked to a galactose molecule
maltose, malt sugarA white crystalline sugar formed during the digestion of starches
sucrose, saccharoseA complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent
BroaderoligosaccharideAny of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
Spanishdisacárido
Catalandisacàrid

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