erythrose

noun
er·​y·​throse | \ ˈer-ə-ˌthrōs, i-ˈrith-ˌrōs also -ˌthrōz, -ˌrōz How to pronounce erythrose (audio) \

Medical Definition of erythrose

: a syrupy aldose sugar C4H8O4 that is the epimer of threose

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“Erythrose.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/erythrose. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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