Definition of maltotriose in English:

maltotriose

noun

Chemistry
  • A trisaccharide, C₁₈H₃₂O₁₆, consisting of three glucose units and formed by the action of amylases on starch.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society. From malt + -o- + triose.

Pronunciation

maltotriose

/ˌmɒltə(ʊ)ˈtrʌɪəʊz//ˌmɔːltə(ʊ)ˈtrʌɪəʊz//ˌmɔːltə(ʊ)ˈtrʌɪəʊs/