Maltose definitions

môl'tōs', -tōz'
A white crystalline sugar, C12 H22 O11 , formed during the digestion of starch.
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A white, crystalline, dextrorotatory disaccharide obtained by the action of the diastase of malt on starch.
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A white disaccharide, C12 H22 O11 , formed during the digestion of starch.
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A sugar made by the action of various enzymes on starch. It is formed in the body during digestion. Maltose is a disaccharide consisting of two linked glucose molecules. Chemical formula: C12H22O11.
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(biochemistry) A disaccharide, C12H22O11 formed from the digestion of starch by amylase; is converted to glucose by maltase.
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Origin of maltose

French from English malt