triose


tri·ose

noun \ˈtrī-ˌōs, -ˌōz\

Definition of TRIOSE

:  either of two monosaccharides C3H6O3 containing three carbon atoms

Origin of TRIOSE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1894

tri·ose

noun \ˈtrī-ˌōs, -ˌōz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRIOSE

: either of two simple sugars C3H6O3 containing three carbon atoms

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