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.
any of a class of organic compounds that are polyhydroxy aldehydes or polyhydroxy ketones, or change to such substances on simple chemical transformations, as hydrolysis, oxidation, or reduction, and that form the supporting tissues of plants and are important food for animals and people. Contemporary Examples In other words, “carbohydrate is driving insulin is driving […]