diphosphooligosaccharide etymology

English word diphosphooligosaccharide comes from English oligosaccharide, English di, English phospho

Detailed word origin of diphosphooligosaccharide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
oligosaccharide English (eng) (carbohydrate) a polysaccharide of low molecular weight, being a polymer of between three and seven monosaccharide units.
di English (eng)
phospho English (eng)
diphosphooligosaccharide English (eng) (biochemistry) A diphosphate derivative of an oligosaccharide; they are intermediates in the metabolism of some carbohydrates.

Words with the same origin as diphosphooligosaccharide

Descendants of oligosaccharide
oligosaccharidic oligosaccharidosis