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Carbohydrates composed of many sugar units joined together by dehydration synthesis.
Carbohydrates composed of two or more sugar units combined. Oligosaccharides include a type of carbohydrate called disaccharides which are composed of exactly two sugar units.
Simple carbohydrates composed of single sugar units.
Organic compounds broken down into sugar by the body and used as a source of energy.
Compounds that contain the element carbon.