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Defenition of the word carbohydrate

    • Defenition of the word carbohydrate

      • Any of the group of organic compounds composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, including sugars, starches and celluloses.
      • 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

    Synonyms for the word carbohydrate

      • saccharide
      • sugar

    Hyponyms for the word carbohydrate

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

    Hypernyms for the word carbohydrate

      • macromolecule
      • organic compound
      • supermolecule

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