trehalose[trē′hə lōs′, tri häl′ōs′]
trehalose definition by Webster's New World
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a disaccharide extracted from yeast, mushrooms, and other fungi
Origin: ; from Modern Latin trehala, substance of cocoon of a certain beetle, the origin, originally source of the sugar (prob. ; from Persian tīghāl) plush -ose
trehalose definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A sweet-tasting, crystalline disaccharide, C12H22O11, found in trehala and in many fungi.