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triose

[trahy-ohs]
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noun
  1. a monosaccharide that has three atoms of carbon.
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Origin of triose

First recorded in 1890–95; tri- + -ose2
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British Dictionary definitions for triose

triose

noun
  1. a simple monosaccharide produced by the oxidation of glycerol. Formula: CH 2 OHCHOHCHO
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triose in Medicine

triose

(trīōs′)
n.
  1. A monosaccharide that contains three carbon atoms.
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