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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for saccharide in the sense of this definition

(saccharide is a kind of ...) any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals

(... is a kind of saccharide ) a pentose sugar important as a component of ribonucleic acid

(... is a kind of saccharide ) unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap

(... is a kind of saccharide ) any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules

(... is a kind of saccharide ) any of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis

(... is a kind of saccharide ) a sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars; the simplest group of carbohydrates

(... is a kind of saccharide ) sugar made from the sap of the sugar maple tree

(... is a kind of saccharide ) a mixture of equal parts of glucose and fructose resulting from the hydrolysis of sucrose; found naturally in fruits; sweeter than glucose

(... is a kind of saccharide ) a sugar that is a constituent of nucleic acids

(... is a kind of saccharide ) sucrose obtained from sugar cane

(... is a kind of saccharide ) sugar made from sugar beets

(... is a kind of saccharide ) a sugar extracted from wood or straw; used in foods for diabetics

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