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ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride

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

(ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈsækəˌraɪd; -rɪd)
n
(Biochemistry) any one of a class of carbohydrates consisting of a few monosaccharide units linked together. Compare polysaccharide
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ol•i•go•sac•cha•ride

(ˌɒl ɪ goʊˈsæk əˌraɪd, -rɪd)

n.
any carbohydrate yielding fewer than ten monosaccharides on hydrolysis.
[1925–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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