Definitions for "Polysaccharide"
A carbohydrate that can be decomposed by hydrolysis into two or more molecules of monosaccharides; especially : any of the more complex carbohydrates (as cellulose, starch, or glycogen)
a type of carbohydrate. It contains many molecules of a simple sugar, e.g. glucose, which are joined together. When a polysaccharide is digested, the smaller sugar units are released. Polysaccharides include starch and glycogen.
A carbohydrate made by polymerizing many monosaccharide units.