glycolaldehyde

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gly·col·al·de·hyde

(glī'kol-al'dĕ-hīd),
HOCH2CHO; the simplest (2-carbon) sugar; the aerobic deamination product of ethanolamine.
Synonym(s): diose

gly·col·al·de·hyde

(glī'kol-al'dĕ-hīd)
The simplest two-carbon sugar; the aerobic deamination product of ethanolamine.