saccharine


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sac·cha·rine

(sak'ă-rēn, -rin, -rīn),
Relating to sugar; sweet.

saccharine

(sak′ă-rĭn, -rēn″, -rīn) [ saccharo- + -ine]
1. Of the nature of, or having the quality of sugar or saccharin.
2. Containing or yielding sugar.
3. Excessively sweet or sweet to the point of sickness.

saccharine

A sweetening agent with no caloric or nutritional value, that is excreted unchanged in the urine. It is said to be 550 times sweeter than sugar.

sac·cha·rine

(sak'ă-rēn, -rin)
Relating to sugar; sweet.
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