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mon·o·sac·cha·ride

 (mŏn′ə-săk′ə-rīd′, -rĭd)
n.
Any of several carbohydrates, such as tetroses, pentoses, and hexoses, that cannot be broken down to simpler sugars by hydrolysis. Also called simple sugar.
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monosaccharide

(ˌmɒnəʊˈsækəˌraɪd; -rɪd)
n
(Biochemistry) a simple sugar, such as glucose or fructose, that does not hydrolyse to yield other sugars
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mon•o•sac•cha•ride

(ˌmɒn əˈsæk əˌraɪd, -ər ɪd)

n.
a carbohydrate that does not hydrolyze, as glucose or fructose.
[1895–1900]
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mon·o·sac·cha·ride

(mŏn′ə-săk′ə-rīd′)
Any of a class of simple carbohydrates that cannot be broken down to simpler sugars by hydrolysis. Fructose is a monosaccharide.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monosaccharide - a sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars; the simplest group of carbohydrates
triose - any monosaccharide sugar containing three atoms of carbon per molecule
tetrose - any monosaccharide sugar containing four atoms of carbon per molecule
pentose - any monosaccharide sugar containing five atoms of carbon per molecule
hexose - a monosaccharide that contains six carbon atoms per molecule
aldose - a monosaccharide sugar that contains the aldehyde group or is hemiacetal
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
ketose - any monosaccharide sugar that contains a ketone group or its hemiacetal
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Translations
monosakkaridi
monosaccharide
monosackarid

monosaccharide

[ˌmɒnəʊˈsækəˌraɪd] nmonosaccaride m
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mon·o·sac·cha·ride

n. monosacárido, azúcar simple.
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This acronym, which stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccarides, and polyols, are sugars (more commonly known as fructose, fructans, galactans, and lactose) that may not be digested or absorbed well by the body.
microphyla Phytochemicals Methanol Ethanol Chloroform Petroleum ether Tannins +++ ++ + - Phenols +++ +++ - - Saponins ++ ++ + - Alkaloids + + + - Flavonoids ++ +++ ++ - Anthraquinones - - - - Amino acids ++ ++ +++ - Monosaccarides + - - - Reducing sugars + + + ++ Terpenoids ++ ++ +++ - Cardiac glycosides - + - - Steroids +++ +++ ++ + Phytochemicals Aqueous Tannins - Phenols - Saponins - Alkaloids - Flavonoids - Anthraquinones - Amino acids - Monosaccarides - Reducing sugars + Terpenoids - Cardiac glycosides - Steroids - +++: Highly present, +: Weakly present, ++: Fairly present, -: Nil.