Definition of cellotriose in English:

cellotriose

noun

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation

cellotriose

/ˌsɛləʊˈtrʌɪəʊs//ˌsɛləʊˈtrʌɪəʊz/