[ dahy-sak-uh-rahyd, -rid ]
/ daɪˈsæk əˌraɪd, -rɪd /
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any of a group of carbohydrates, as sucrose or lactose, that yield monosaccharides on hydrolysis.
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Also called double sugar.
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Cellobiose is a disaccharide which results from the hydrolysis of cellulose.The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
British Dictionary definitions for disaccharide
/ (daɪˈsækəˌraɪd, -rɪd) /
any of a class of sugars, such as maltose, lactose, and sucrose, having two linked monosaccharide units per molecule
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Medical definitions for disaccharide
[ dī-săk′ə-rīd′ ]
Any of a class of carbohydrates, including lactose and sucrose, that yield two monosaccharides upon hydrolysis.
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Scientific definitions for disaccharide
[ dī-săk′ə-rīd′ ]
Any of a class of sugars, including lactose and sucrose, that are composed of two monosaccharides.
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