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sac·cha·ride

 (săk′ə-rīd′)
n.
Any of a series of sweet-tasting carbohydrates, especially a simple sugar or an oligomer or polymer of simple sugars.

saccharide

(ˈsækəˌraɪd; -rɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any sugar or other carbohydrate, esp a simple sugar

sac•cha•ride

(ˈsæk əˌraɪd, -ər ɪd)

n.
1. an organic compound containing a sugar or sugars.
2. a simple sugar; monosaccharide.
3. an ester of sucrose.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saccharide - an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animalssaccharide - 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
ribose - a pentose sugar important as a component of ribonucleic acid
beet sugar - sugar made from sugar beets
cane sugar - sucrose obtained from sugar cane
deoxyribose - a sugar that is a constituent of nucleic acids
invert sugar - a mixture of equal parts of glucose and fructose resulting from the hydrolysis of sucrose; found naturally in fruits; sweeter than glucose
macromolecule, supermolecule - any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals
maple sugar - sugar made from the sap of the sugar maple tree
monosaccharide, monosaccharose, simple sugar - a sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars; the simplest group of carbohydrates
oligosaccharide - any of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
polyose, polysaccharide - any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules
jaggary, jaggery, jagghery - unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap
wood sugar, xylose - a sugar extracted from wood or straw; used in foods for diabetics
Translations
sakkaridi
diholosidesaccaridesaccharide
sacharyd
sackarid

sac·cha·ride

n. sacárido, compuesto químico que pertenece a una serie de carbohidratos que incluye los azúcares.
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