This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word saccharide
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carbohydrate, saccharide, sugar(noun)
an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
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The unit structure of carbohydrates, of general formula CHO. Either the simple sugars or polymers such as starch and cellulose. The saccharides exist in either a ring or short chain conformation, and typically contain five or six carbon atoms.