oligosaccharide


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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.

oligosaccharide

/ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride/ (-sak´ah-rīd) a carbohydrate which on hydrolysis yields a small number of monosaccharides.

oligosaccharide

(ŏl′ĭ-gō-săk′ə-rīd′, ō′lĭ-)
n.
A carbohydrate that consists of a relatively small number of monosaccharides.

oligosaccharide

[-sak′ərīd]
a compound formed by a small number of monosaccharide units.

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

oligosaccharide

a carbohydrate composed of a small number of monosaccharide residues.

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.

oligosaccharide

a carbohydrate which yields only a small number, usually 3 to 10, of monosaccharides on hydrolysis.
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The caries susceptibility test, which we call the CARE test, is based on the types of oligosaccharides (sugar chains) attached to proteins in saliva.
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