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Carbohydrate

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Definition

A carbohydrate is an organic compound that is made up of the elements carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.

It is what many animals and plants use for fuel.

In a sentence

We eat carbohydrates when we snack on a candybar or munch on an apple.

Synonyms & Antonyms
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Word facts

Carbo- means carbon

Hydrate- means water, which is made up of hydrogen and oxygen