Definition of Saccharide

1. 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.




Definition of Saccharide

1. Noun. (carbohydrates) The unit structure of carbohydrates, of general formula CnH2nOn. 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. ¹

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Definition of Saccharide

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saccharide

sacbut
sacbuts
saccade
saccades
saccadic
saccadic movement
saccate
sacced
saccharase
saccharases
saccharate
saccharated
saccharephidrosis
saccharic
saccharic acid
saccharide (current term)
saccharide kinase
saccharides
saccharidic
sacchariferous
saccharification
saccharifications
saccharified
saccharifies
saccharify
saccharifying
saccharilla
saccharillas
saccharimeter
saccharimeters

Literary usage of Saccharide

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1. Kirkes' Handbook of Physiology by William Senhouse Kirkes, Charles Wilson Greene (1922)
"Each member of the carbohydrate class, with the exception of the pentoses, may be regarded as containing the saccharide group, ..."

2. The Chemist: A Monthly Journal of Chemical and Physical Science (1846)
"Simple syrup 28 grammes Formula of Syrup of Citrate of Iron.— Anhydrous citrate of iron saccharide of cloves and and ammonia 1 ,, Formule of saccharide of ..."

3. Mycology of the Mouth: A Text-book of Oral Bacteria by Kenneth Weldon Goadby (1903)
"The carbohydrates of the mono-saccharide group are those most easily acted upon, the general equation of fermentation being :— 0 ..."

4. Practical physiological chemistry: A Book Designed for Use in Courses in by Philip Bovier Hawk (1914)
"In a general way the solubility of the carbohydrates varies with the number of saccharide groups present, the substances containing the largest number of ..."

5. The A.B.-Z. of Our Own Nutrition by Horace Fletcher (1903)
"The latter is a useful article of diet for children, for it provides soluble saccharide in a diluted form, and it is advisable that the child should receive ..."

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