disaccharide

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di·sac·cha·ride

 (dī-săk′ə-rīd′)
n.
Any of a class of sugars, including lactose and sucrose, that are composed of two monosaccharides.

disaccharide

(daɪˈsækəˌraɪd; -rɪd) or

disaccharid

n
(Biochemistry) any of a class of sugars, such as maltose, lactose, and sucrose, having two linked monosaccharide units per molecule

di•sac•cha•ride

(daɪˈsæk əˌraɪd, -rɪd)

n.
any of a group of carbohydrates, as sucrose or lactose, that yield monosaccharides on hydrolysis.
[1890–95]

di·sac·cha·ride

(dī-săk′ə-rīd′)
Any of a class of sugars, including lactose and sucrose, that are composed of two monosaccharides.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disaccharide - any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
lactose, milk sugar - a sugar comprising one glucose molecule linked to a galactose molecule; occurs only in milk; "cow's milk contains about 4.7% lactose"
malt sugar, maltose - a white crystalline sugar formed during the digestion of starches
oligosaccharide - any of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
saccharose, sucrose - a complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent
Translations
disaccharide
disackarid