Meaning of DISACCHARIDE in English

DISACCHARIDE

/duy sak"euh ruyd', -rid/ , n. Chem.

any of a group of carbohydrates, as sucrose or lactose, that yield monosaccharides on hydrolysis. Also called double sugar .

[ 1890-95; DI- 1 + SACCHARIDE ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .