polysaccharide

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Noun[change]

Singular
polysaccharide

Plural
polysaccharides

  1. (biochemistry) A polysaccharide is a complex carbohydrate that is made of many monosaccharide units.
    Cellulose, starches, and complex carbohydrates, such as glycogen, are common polysaccharides in biology.

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