Definition of Trisaccharide

1. Noun. Any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield three monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis.

Generic synonyms: Oligosaccharide
Specialized synonyms: Raffinose



Definition of Trisaccharide

1. n. A complex sugar, as raffinose, yielding by hydrolysis three simple sugar molecules.

Definition of Trisaccharide

1. Noun. (carbohydrates) An oligosaccharide consisting of three monosaccharide units joined together ¹

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Definition of Trisaccharide

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Trisaccharide

1. A carbohydrate containing three monosaccharide residues, e.g., raffinose. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trisaccharide

triracial
triradial
triradially
triradiate
triradiated
triradical
triradicals
triradius
trirectangular
trireme
triremes
trirhomboidal
tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane
tris(hydroxymethyl)methylamine
tris-
trisaccharide (current term)
trisaccharides
trisacramentarian
trisagion
trisaturated
triscele
trisceles
trisect
trisected
trisecting
trisection
trisections
trisector
trisectors
trisects

Literary usage of Trisaccharide

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1. The Chemistry of Plant Life by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher (1921)
"trisaccharide S trisaccharides, as the name indicates, consist of three hexoses (or ... One trisaccharide of the reducing sugar type, namely rhamnose, ..."

2. Biotechnology in International Agricultural Research: Proceedings of the by International Rice Research Institute (1985)
"Briefly, between pathovars there is no variability in the cellulosic backbone, nor in the nature of the trisaccharide side chains. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"... which hydrolyses it to the trisaccharide and ... It is This behaviour points to the two rhamnose residues being united in the trisaccharide, ..."

4. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1920)
"The sugar contains nearly 50 per cent of the rare trisaccharide, melezitose. Sugar-producing firs are chiefly those standing on gentle slopes facing east ..."

5. The Simple Carbohydrates and the Glucosides by Edward Frankland Armstrong (1919)
"The best-known trisaccharide is raffinose which is often found in considerable amount in the sugar beet, and is present in other plants. ..."

6. Lehrbuch der chemischen Technologie by Hermann Ost (1903)
"Die Di- und trisaccharide sind Anhydride der Monosaccharide; sie zerfallen beim Behandeln mit verdünnten Säuren unter Aufnahme von Wasser in mehrere ..."

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