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  Definition of carbohydrate
  1. an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
Similar Words: saccharide, sugar

 

Hyponyms: ribose, beet sugar, cane sugar, deoxyribose, invert sugar, maple sugar, monosaccharide, monosaccharose, simple sugar, oligosaccharide, polysaccharide, polyose, jaggery, jagghery, jaggary, wood sugar, xylose

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 碳水化合物   Danish: kulhydrat  
Finnish: hiilihydraatti   German: Kohlenhydrat  
Icelandic: kolvetni   Ido: karbohidrato  
Italian: carboidrato   Japanese: 炭水化物  
Korean: 탄수화물   Swedish: kolhydrat  
Vietnamese: hyđat-cacbon  
 
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