from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A carbohydrate that yields three monosaccharides upon hydrolysis.
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- n. An oligosaccharide consisting of three monosaccharide units joined together
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A complex sugar, as raffinose, yielding by hydrolysis three simple sugar molecules.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield three monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
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