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triose

[trahy-ohs] /ˈtraɪ oʊs/
noun
1.
a monosaccharide that has three atoms of carbon.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; tri- + -ose2
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triose

/ˈtraɪəʊz; -əʊs/
noun
1.
a simple monosaccharide produced by the oxidation of glycerol. Formula: CH2OHCHOHCHO
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trioses in Medicine

triose tri·ose (trī'ōs')
n.
A monosaccharide that contains three carbon atoms.

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