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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules.

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  • A polysaccharide is a relatively complex carbohydrate.
  • The pneumococcal polysaccharide is linked to a harmless protein.
  • A polysaccharide is a carbohydrate composed of many single sugar molecules bonded to each other, to be clear.
  • Ultraviolet light breaks open chitosan, a complex carbohydrate called a polysaccharide, revealing another set of reactive arms. for more
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