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A carbohydrate that yields three monosaccharides upon hydrolysis.
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(Elements & Compounds) an oligosaccharide whose molecules have three linked monosaccharide molecules
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tri•sac•cha•ride(traɪˈsæk əˌraɪd, -ər ɪd)
a carbohydrate composed of three monosaccharide units, and hydrolyzable to a monosaccharide or a mixture of monosaccharides.
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|Noun||1.||trisaccharide - any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield three monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis|
oligosaccharide - any of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
raffinose - a trisaccharide that occurs in sugar beets and cotton seeds and certain cereals
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