Meaning of “maltose” in the English Dictionary

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"maltose" in British English

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maltosenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈmɔːl.təʊz/ us /ˈmɔːl.toʊz/ specialized

a type of sugar made in the body from starch by enzymes (= substances that cause chemical change)

(Definition of “maltose” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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maltosenoun [ U ]

/ˈmɔl·toʊs, -toʊz/

biology a type of sugar made in the body from starch by enzymes (= substances that cause chemical change)

(Definition of “maltose” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)