noun Biochemistry.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, C 3 H 6 O 3 , that is an intermediate in carbohydrate metabolism and yields glycerol on reduction.
Also called glyceric aldehyde.

1880–85; glycer(in) + aldehyde Unabridged
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glyceraldehyde glyc·er·al·de·hyde (glĭs'ə-rāl'də-hīd')
A sweet colorless crystalline solid that is an intermediate compound in carbohydrate metabolism.

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glyceraldehyde   (glĭs'ə-rāl'də-hīd')  Pronunciation Key 
A sweet colorless syrupy liquid that is an intermediate compound in carbohydrate metabolism. Chemical formula: C3H6O3.
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