carbohydrate

(Living things in their environment) food belonging to the group consisting of sugars, starch and cellulose. They are vital for energy in humans and will be stored as fats if eaten in excess. In plants, carbohydrates are important for photosynthesis.

Carbohydrate

A carbohydrate is a large biological molecule, or macromolecule, consisting of carbon (C), hydrogen (H), and oxygen (O) atoms, usually with a hydrogen:oxygen atom ratio of 2:1 (as in water); in other words, with the empirical formula Cm(H2O)n (where m could be different from n). Some exceptions exist; for example, deoxyribose, a sugar component of...
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carbohydrate

A compound composed of sugars.
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carbohydrate

(kahr″bo-hi´drāt) a compound of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, the latter two usually in the proportions of water (CH2O)n. Carbohydrates in food are an important and immediate source of energy for the body; 1 g of carbohydrate yields 4 calories. The chief food sources are the sugars and starches. Common sugars...
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Carbohydrate

(kar-bow-HIGH-drate) A major source of energy in the diet. There are two kinds of carbohydrates @ simple carbohydrates and complex carbohydrates. Simple carbohydrates are sugars and complex carbohydrates include both starches and fiber. Carbohydrates have 4 calories per gram. They are found naturally in foods such as breads, cereals, fruits, vegeta...
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carbohydrate

[n] - an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals
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Carbohydrate

• (n.) One of a group of compounds including the sugars, starches, and gums, which contain six (or some multiple of six) carbon atoms, united with a variable number of hydrogen and oxygen atoms, but with the two latter always in proportion as to form water; as dextrose, C6H12O6.
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carbohydrate

<biochemistry> Very abundant compounds, usually an aldehyde or ketone derivative of a polyhydric alcohol, particularly of the pentahydric and hexahydric alcohols. They are so named because the hydrogen and oxygen are usually in the proportion to form water with the general formula Cn(H2O)n. The most important carbohydrates are the starches, s...
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carbohydrate

saccharide noun 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 ...
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Carbohydrate

(CHO or carb) Sugars, fibres or starches found in many processed and unprocessed foods. Examples of carb-containing foods include breads, cereals, beans, pasta, fruits, milk, potatoes, and more. Carbohydrates provide the body with glucose (sugar), and are its main source of energy. Eating carbs raises blood sugar level, but some carbs work m...
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Carbohydrate

[chondroitin 4] Carbohydrate (chondroitin 4) sulfotransferase 13 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CHST13 gene. ==Function== The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the sulfotransferase 2 family. It is localized to the golgi membrane, and catalyzes the transfer of sulfate to the C4 hydroxyl of beta-1,4-linked N-acetylgalacto...
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Carbohydrate

Car`bo·hy'drate noun [ Carbon + hydrate .] (Physiol. Chem.) One of a group of compounds including the sugars, starches, and gums, which contain six (or some multiple of six) carbon atoms, united with a variable number of hydrogen and oxygen atoms, but with the two latter always in p...
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Carbohydrate

A class of organic compounds including sugars and starches. The name comes from the fact that many, but not all, carbohydrates have empirical formula CH2O. See also: Sugars.
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Carbohydrate

A class of organic compounds including sugars and starches. The name comes from the fact that many (
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carbohydrate

a compound of carbon (C), hydrogen (H) and oxygen (O), playing an essential part in the metabolism of all living thing. Carbohydrates consist mostly of CH2 chains and are found in sugars, glucose, starches, cellulose (wood). Carbohydrates represent stored energy which is consumed by animals to decompose into energy and wastes. Carbohydrates are the...
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Carbohydrate

A food source including starch, sugars and celluloses, created by the combination of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen.
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Carbohydrate

A nutrient such as starch and sugars that provides your body with energy
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Carbohydrate

a substance, mainly sugar and starch, that is a main source of energy for the body and is found in sources such as cereals, breads, pastas, grains, and vegetables
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carbohydrate

A sugar molecule. Carbohydrates can be small and simple (for example, glucose) or they can be large and complex (for example, polysaccharides such as starch, chitin or cellulose).
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carbohydrate

an aldehyde or ketone derivative of a polyhydric alcohol, particularly of the pentahydric and hexahydric alcohols. They are so named because the hydrogen and oxygen are usually in the proportion to form water, (CH2O)n. The most important carbohydrates are the starches, sugars, celluloses, and gums. They are classified into mono-, di-, tri-, poly......
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carbohydrate

An organic compound consisting of a chain or ring of carbon atoms to which hydrogen and oxygen atoms are attached in the ratio of approximately 2:1. The general formula of carbohydrates is Cx(H2O)y. Carbohydrates form a large and i...
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Carbohydrate

An organic compound that is a major energy source for the human body.
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carbohydrate

An organic compound with the general formula Cx(H2O)y.
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carbohydrate

an organic molecule composed mainly of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms. Carbohydrates constitutes a major class of nutrients, and are present in foods such as bread and pasta.
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carbohydrate

An organic molecule consisting of a chain of glucose molecules; includes sugars, starches, and cellulose.
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