saccharide

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n saccharide 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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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n saccharide A compound of sugar with a base; a sucrate.
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Usage

In literature:

Some glucosides contain more than one saccharide group, possibly as di- or trisaccharides.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
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In news:

7,645,803 titled " saccharide foamable compositions," covers unique foamable compositions comprised of saccharides such as monosaccharides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides and honey.
Various saccharides and honey are also known to have wound healing properties.
Saccharide Isomerate to Deeply Hydrate Skin and Scalp.
Saccharide Isomerate to Deeply Hydrate Skin and Scalp CosmeticsAndToiletries.com.
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