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Definition of Carbohydrate


  1. One of a group of compounds including the sugars, starches, and gums, which contain six (or some multiple of six) carbon atoms, united with a variable number of hydrogen and oxygen atoms, but with the two latter always in proportion as to form water; as dextrose, C6H12O6.
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Carbohydrate Translations

carbohydrate in German is Kohlehydrat
carbohydrate in Spanish is carbohidrato, hidrato de carbono
carbohydrate in Swedish is kolhydrat