from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a class of sugars, including lactose and sucrose, that are composed of two monosaccharides.
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- n. Any sugar, such as sucrose, maltose and lactose, consisting of two monosaccharides combined together.
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- n. any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
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