carbohydrate

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complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles amylum , starch
diet of foods high in starch that increases carbohydrate reserves in muscles carbohydrate loading , carbo loading
paper, carbohydrate important in making cellulose
synthesis of carbohydrate from carbon dioxide and water; limited to certain bacteria and fungi chemosynthesis
food that is simply prepared and gives a sense of wellbeing; typically food with a high sugar or carbohydrate content that is associated with childhood or with home cooking comfort food
adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism Cortef , cortisol , hydrocortisone , Hydrocortone
conjugated protein having a carbohydrate component glycoprotein
large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; sy liver
jell foods, carbohydrate used to pectin
white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative refined sugar , sugar
complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent saccharose , sucrose
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