tetrasaccharide

tetrasaccharide
A sugar containing four molecules of a monosaccharide; e.g., stachyose.

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tet·ra·sac·cha·ride -'sak-ə-.rīd n any of a class of carbohydrates (as stachyose) that yield on complete hydrolysis four monosaccharide molecules

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tet·ra·sac·cha·ride (tet″rə-sakґə-rīd) any of a class of carbohydrates composed of four glycosidically linked monosaccharide groups.

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