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Complex Carbohydrate

Complex Carbohydrate. Any carbohydrate (q.v.) made up of a multitude of such monosaccharides (q.v.) as glucose (q.v.), fructose (q.v.) or galactose (q.v.), and comprising the polysaccharide sugars, oligosaccharides (q.v.), dextrins (q.v.) and starches (q.v.).