Definition of Disaccharides

1. Noun. (plural of disaccharide) ¹



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Definition of Disaccharides

1. disaccharide [n] - See also: disaccharide

Medical Definition of Disaccharides

1. A class of sugars composed of two glycosidically linked monosaccharides. The term is most commonly used for those composed of hexoses, such as sucrose, lactose, and maltose. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disaccharides

disabling
disablingly
disablism
disablist
disabusal
disabusals
disabuse
disabused
disabused(p)
disabuses
disabusing
disaccharidase
disaccharidase deficiency
disaccharidases
disaccharide
disaccharides (current term)
disaccommodate
disaccommodated
disaccommodates
disaccommodating
disaccommodation
disaccord
disaccordant
disaccorded
disaccording
disaccords
disaccustom
disaccustomed
disaccustoming
disaccustoms

Literary usage of Disaccharides

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Simple Carbohydrates and the Glucosides by Edward Frankland Armstrong (1919)
"THE disaccharides. THE disaccharides or compound sugars are carbohydrates containing ... Accordingly, the disaccharides are classified under two types. ..."

2. Practical organic and bio-chemistry by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1920)
"THE disaccharides. The disaccharides consist of two units of monosaccharide combined together with loss of water. Theoretically any two monosaccharides can ..."

3. General Chemistry of the Enzymes by Hans von Euler, Thomas Henry Pope (1912)
"THE ENZYMES OF THE GLUCOSIDES AND disaccharides E. Fischer has stated that the disaccharides may be regarded as glucosides and can be classified with these ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"A Contribution to the Constitution of disaccharides. By THOS. PURDIE, FRS, and JAMES C. IRVINE, Ph.D., D.Sc. It is shown in a recent communication to the ..."

5. An Introduction to the Chemistry of Plant Products by Paul Haas, Thomas George Hill (1917)
"disaccharides. CANE SUGAR, SUCROSE OR SACCHAROSE. Cane sugar is one of the most widely distributed substances to be found in the vegetable kingdom. ..."

6. Practical Physiological Chemistry by Sydney William Cole (1920)
"B. The disaccharides. Maltose is the disaccharide formed as the final product of the hydrolysis of starch by enzymes, such as ptyalin, diastase, etc. ..."

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