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disaccharide

 [di-sak´ah-rid, di-sak´ah-rīd]
any of a class of sugars each molecule of which yields two molecules of monosaccharide on hydrolysis.

di·sac·cha·ride

(dī-sak'ă-rīd),
A condensation product of two monosaccharides by elimination of water (usually between an alcoholic OH and a hemiacetal OH), for example, sucrose, lactose, maltose.

disaccharide

/di·sac·cha·ride/ (di-sak´ah-rīd) any of a class of sugars yielding two monosaccharides on hydrolysis.

disaccharide

(dī-săk′ə-rīd′)
n.
Any of a class of sugars, including lactose and sucrose, that are composed of two monosaccharides.

disaccharide

[dīsak′ərīd]
Etymology: Gk, di, sakcharon, sugar
a general term for simple carbohydrates formed by the union of two monosaccharide molecules.

di·sac·cha·ride

(dī-sak'ă-rīd)
A condensation product of two monosaccharides by elimination of water.

disaccharide

One of the class of common sugars, including milk sugar (lactose) and cane sugar (sucrose), that can be broken down by hydrolysis, under the action of enzymes, to yield two monosaccharides.
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Fig. 134 Disaccharide . Molecular structure.

disaccharide

a ‘double’ sugar, such as MALTOSE, LACTOSE or SUCROSE, with the general formula C12H22O11, synthesized by a condensation reaction joining together two MONOSACCHARIDE sugars.

di·sac·cha·ride

(dī-sak'ă-rīd)
A condensation product of two monosaccharides by elimination of water.

disaccharide

(dīsak´ərīd),
n a general term for simple carbohydrates (sugars) formed by the union of two monosaccharide molecules. Sucrose is the most common disaccharide sugar.

disaccharide

any of a class of sugars each molecule of which yields two molecules of monosaccharide on hydrolysis.
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The beer does contain lactose, however, a carbohydrate also called milk sugar and technically a white crystalline disaccharide used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and baby food.
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What could be less exciting than plain white crystals, yet the simple disaccharide that we call "sugar" is so tremendously versatile that it is almost indispensable as a food ingredient.