triose

noun

tri·​ose ˈtrī-ˌōs How to pronounce triose (audio)
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: either of two monosaccharides C3H6O3 containing three carbon atoms

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First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of triose was in 1894

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“Triose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triose. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

triose

noun
: either of two simple sugars C3H6O3 containing three carbon atoms
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