Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun polysaccharide

1 sense of polysaccharide

Sense 1
polysaccharide, polyose -- (any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules)
       => carbohydrate, saccharide, sugar -- (an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain)

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