Meaning of cellotriose in English:

cellotriose

Pronunciation /ˌsɛləʊˈtrʌɪəʊz/ /ˌsɛləʊˈtrʌɪəʊs/

noun

Biochemistry
  • A trisaccharide consisting of three glucose units, obtained by partial hydrolysis of cellulose.

    Formula: C₁₈H₃₂O₁₆.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Chemical Abstracts. From cell- + -o- + triose, after German Cellotriose.