an alcohol derived from methyl alcohol.
carbinol car·bi·nol (kär’bə-nôl’, -nōl’)
any of a group of solvents consisting of ethers of diethylene glycol and their derivatives.
carbohydrate. a food having a high carbohydrate content. a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which carbon is present: carbohydrate. Historical Examples Five parts of saltpetre, one of sulphur, and one of carbo ligneus have been separately prepared. A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 2 (of 10) Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) The defense […]
any of numerous enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of disaccharides, polysaccharides, and glycosides. carbohydrase car·bo·hy·drase (kär’bō-hī’drās’, -drāz’) n. Any of various enzymes, such as amylase, that catalyze the hydrolysis of a carbohydrate.