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 (ŏl′ĭ-gō-săk′ə-rīd′, ō′lĭ-)
A carbohydrate that consists of a relatively small number of monosaccharides.


(ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈsækəˌraɪd; -rɪd)
(Biochemistry) any one of a class of carbohydrates consisting of a few monosaccharide units linked together. Compare polysaccharide


(ˌɒl ɪ goʊˈsæk əˌraɪd, -rɪd)

any carbohydrate yielding fewer than ten monosaccharides on hydrolysis.
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Noun1.oligosaccharide - any of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
carbohydrate, saccharide, sugar - an essential 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
disaccharide - any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
tetrasaccharide - any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield four monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
trisaccharide - any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield three monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
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Figures 2 and 3 showed different of peak area of oligosaccharides determined from chromatograms at different sonication time for respective samples as shown in Table 1.
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With this system, we were able to see oligosaccharides at low concentrations quite easily," Low says.
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