a combining form meaning “sugar,” used in the formation of technical terms:
noun 1. another name for invertase saccharase sac·cha·rase (sāk’ə-rās’, -rāz’) n. See invertase.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt of saccharic acid. 2. a compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar. noun 1. any salt or ester of saccharic acid
adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or derived from saccharin or a saccharine substance. 2. of or derived from saccharic acid.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, needlelike, crystalline, water-soluble solid or syrup, C 6 H 1 0 O 8 , usually made by the oxidation of cane sugar, glucose, or starch by nitric acid. saccharic acid /sæˈkærɪk/ noun 1. a white soluble solid dicarboxylic acid obtained by the oxidation of cane sugar or starch; 2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxy-hexanedioic acid. […]