HyperDic: tetrose

English > 1 sense of the word tetrose:
NOUNsubstancetetroseany monosaccharide sugar containing four atoms of carbon per molecule
English > tetrose: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny monosaccharide sugar containing four atoms of carbon per molecule.
Broadermonosaccharide, monosaccharose, simple sugarA sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars
Spanishtetrosa, tetrose
Catalantetrosa, tetrose

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