Glyceraldehyde meaning

glĭsə-răldə-hīd
A sweet colorless crystalline solid, C3 H6 O3 , that is an intermediate compound in carbohydrate metabolism.
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The simplest aldehyde sugar, C3H6O3, used as the standard reference for carbohydrate structure and produced in the body by the oxidation of sugars.
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A sweet colorless crystalline solid, C3 H6 O3 , that is an intermediate compound in carbohydrate metabolism.
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A sweet colorless syrupy liquid that is an intermediate compound in carbohydrate metabolism. Chemical formula: C3H6O3.
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(organic chemistry, biochemistry) The aldotriose 2,3-dihydroxypropanal formed by oxidation of glycerol.
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Origin of glyceraldehyde

  • glycer(in) aldehyde

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition