triose

noun
tri·​ose | \ ˈtrī-ˌōs How to pronounce triose (audio) , -ˌōz \

Definition of triose

: either of two monosaccharides C3H6O3 containing three carbon atoms

First Known Use of triose

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Triose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triose. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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triose

noun
tri·​ose | \ ˈtrī-ˌōs, -ˌōz How to pronounce triose (audio) \

Medical Definition of triose

: either of two simple sugars C3H6O3 containing three carbon atoms

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