tetrasaccharide

Definitions of tetrasaccharide
  1. noun
    any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield four monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
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    types:
    stachyose
    a tetrasaccharide found in the tubers of the Chinese artichoke
    type of:
    oligosaccharide
    any of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
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