The monosaccharides and di-, oligo- and polysaccharides, which are made up of n
monosaccharide units linked to each other by a glycosidic bond. Considered by some to be synonymous with carbohydrates.
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. 'Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)' on page 1364 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199567081307)