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Remember that the beginning of carbohydrate is spelled carbo- and that it has -hyd- in the middle.
Definition of carbohydrate
- any of a large group of organic compounds occurring in foods and living tissues and including sugars, starch, and cellulose. They contain hydrogen and oxygen in the same ratio as water (2:1) and typically can be broken down to release energy in the animal body:water-soluble carbohydrates dehydrated foods high in carbohydrate [as modifier]:carbohydrate metabolism