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polysaccharide

noun [U]  /ˌpɑl·iˈsæk·əˌrɑɪd/
biology a type of carbohydrate (= substance that provides energy), whose molecules (= smallest units of a substance) are groups of sugar molecules joined together
Translations of “polysaccharide”
in Chinese (Traditional) 多糖…
in Chinese (Simplified) 多糖…
(Definition of polysaccharide from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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