from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of a group of glycosides that yield galactose on hydrolysis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several glycosides containing galactose

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A compound formed by the elimination of the elements of water from an alcohol and galactose.


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  • Further analysis of the extract indicated that the active compounds could be malvidin galactoside and malvidin glucoside, said the researchers.

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