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carbohydrate

car·bo·hy·drate

carbohydrate

 
 
pronunciation:
kar bo haI dreIt
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part of speech: noun
definition: a compound made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. It is formed by plants, and it is used in the body to easily produce and store energy. Sugars and starches are carbohydrates.
Foods such as cereals, fruits, and vegetables are rich in carbohydrates, but they contain some protein and fat also.
 
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