glucosaccharide etymology

English word glucosaccharide comes from English saccharide, English gluco- (Glucose. Sweetness.)

Detailed word origin of glucosaccharide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.
gluco- English (eng) Glucose. Sweetness.
glucosaccharide English (eng) (carbohydrate) Any saccharide having glucose residues.

Words with the same origin as glucosaccharide

Descendants of saccharide
mucopolysaccharidosis oligosaccharidic oligosaccharidosis polysaccharase polysaccharidal polysaccharidic saccharidic
Descendants of gluco-
glucoamylase glucocentric glucocerebroside glucodigitoxigenin glucofuranose glucogenesis glucogenic glucohellebrin glucohydrolase glucoincretin glucokinase glucolipid glucometabolic glucometer gluconeogenesis glucopyranose glucoraphanin glucoregulation glucoregulatory glucosensing glucotoxic glucotransferase phosphoglucoisomerase