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From poly- +‎ saccharide.

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polysaccharide (plural polysaccharides)

  1. (biochemistry) A polymer made of many saccharide units linked by glycosidic bonds.
    Cellulose, starches, and complex carbohydrates, such as glycogen, are common polysaccharides in biology.

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EtymologyEdit

poly- +‎ saccharide

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polysaccharide m (plural polysaccharides)

  1. Synonym of polyoside