n. any in a group of organic compounds in which the general formula is that of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms (C,H2, and O).They may be small molecules such as simple sugars to macromolecules of starch, celllulose, or glycogen.

CARBOHYDRATE: "Animals derive much of their carbohydrate diet from plants. "
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