aminosaccharide etymology

English word aminosaccharide comes from English amino- ((chemistry) Of amines and of the amino functional group.), English saccharide

Detailed word origin of aminosaccharide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
amino- English (eng) (chemistry) Of amines and of the amino functional group.
saccharide English (eng) (carbohydrate) The unit structure of carbohydrates, of general formula CnH2nOn. Either the simple sugars or polymers such as starch and cellulose. The saccharides exist in either a ring or short chain conformation, and typically contain five or six carbon atoms.
aminosaccharide English (eng) (organic chemistry) amino sugar.

Words with the same origin as aminosaccharide

Descendants of amino-
aminoacidemia aminoalkoxy aminoalkynylation aminoamide aminoanthraquinone aminobiphenyl aminocandin aminocaproic aminoglycan aminohexanoic aminolaevulinate aminoluciferin aminomycin aminonucleoside aminopalladation aminophenol aminoplastic aminopterin aminopyridine aminoshikimic aminostratigraphy amitriptyline casamino acid hyperaminoacidemia
Descendants of saccharide
mucopolysaccharidosis oligosaccharidic oligosaccharidosis polysaccharase polysaccharidal polysaccharidic saccharidic