triose

[ trahy-ohs ]
/ ˈtraɪ oʊs /

noun

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
/ (ˈtraɪəʊz, -əʊs) /

noun

a simple monosaccharide produced by the oxidation of glycerol. Formula: CH 2 OHCHOHCHO
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Medical definitions for triose

triose
[ trīōs′ ]

n.

A monosaccharide that contains three carbon atoms.
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