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pyranose

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noun py·ra·nose \ˈpī-rə-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz\

Definition of pyranose

  1. :  a monosaccharide in the form of a cyclic hemiacetal containing a pyran ring



Origin and Etymology of pyranose

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1927


Medical Dictionary

pyranose

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noun py·ra·nose \ˈpī-rə-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz\

Medical Definition of pyranose

  1. :  a monosaccharide in the form of a cyclic hemiacetal containing a pyran ring




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