tetrose


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tet·rose

 (tĕt′rōs′)
n.
A monosaccharide containing no more than four carbon atoms in its primary chain.
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Noun1.tetrose - any monosaccharide sugar containing four atoms of carbon per molecule
monosaccharide, monosaccharose, simple sugar - a sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars; the simplest group of carbohydrates
Translations
tetrosa