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disaccharide

noun [C]     /daɪˈsæk.ə.raɪd/ specialized
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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