Disaccharides are a type of carbohydrate or sugar molecule. The word root "di-" refers to two and saccharides refers to sugars. A disaccharide is a type of carbohydrate that is made of two sugar units bonded together.
1. Sucrose or table sugar
2. Lactose or milk sugar
3. Maltose found in cereals and candies.
4. Trehalose is a disaccharide formed by organisms to withstand periods of dessication.