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ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride

(ol'i-gō-sak'ă-rīd),
A compound made up of the condensation of a small number of monosaccharide units. Compare: polysaccharide.
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oligosaccharide

(ŏl′ĭ-gō-săk′ə-rīd′, ō′lĭ-)
n.
A carbohydrate that consists of a relatively small number of monosaccharides.
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ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride

(ol'i-gō-sak'ă-rīd)
A compound made up of the condensation of a small number of monosaccharide units.
Compare: polysaccharide
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

oligosaccharide

a carbohydrate composed of a small number of monosaccharide residues.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride

(ol'i-gō-sak'ă-rīd)
A compound made up of the condensation of a small number of monosaccharide units.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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