complex carbohydrate


noun

a carbohydrate, as sucrose or starch, that consists of two or more monosaccharide units.

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Medical definitions for complex carbohydrate

complex carbohydrate

n.

A polysaccharide consisting of a chain of glucose molecules; starch.
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