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disaccharide

noun [C] uk   /daɪˈsæk.ə.raɪd/ specialized us  
a sugar that is formed of two single sugar molecules: Sucrose is a disaccharide made of one fructose and one glucose molecule.Atoms, molecules and sub-atomic particles
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