Associations to the word «Carbohydrate»
Pictures for the word «Carbohydrate»
CARBOHYDRATE, noun. (organic chemistry) (nutrition) A sugar, starch, or cellulose that is a food source of energy for an animal or plant; a saccharide.
CARBOHYDRATE LOADING, noun. A dietary strategy used by athletes and in healthcare to maximize the storage of glycogen in the muscles.
CARBOHYDRATE, noun. An essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain.
Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.