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polysaccharide

noun [C]     /ˌpɒl.ɪˈsæk.ər.aɪd/ US  /ˈpɑː.lɪ-/ specialized
a complex type of carbohydrate, such as starch and cellulose, formed of large molecules → Compare monosaccharideAnimal biochemistry
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