Meaning of DISACCHARIDE in English

DISACCHARIDE

noun

also di·saccharose (ˈ)dī+

Etymology: di- + saccharide, saccharose

: any of a class of sugars (as sucrose, lactose, or maltose) that yield on hydrolysis two monosaccharide molecules

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