[ trahy-ohs ]
/ ˈtraɪ oʊs /
a monosaccharide that has three atoms of carbon.
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British Dictionary definitions for triose
/ (ˈtraɪəʊz, -əʊs) /
a simple monosaccharide produced by the oxidation of glycerol. Formula: CH 2 OHCHOHCHO
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Medical definitions for triose
[ trī′ōs′ ]
A monosaccharide that contains three carbon atoms.
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