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pyranose

noun py·ra·nose \ˈpī-rə-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz\

Definition of PYRANOSE

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

Origin of PYRANOSE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1927
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pyranose

noun py·ra·nose \ˈpī-rə-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz\

Medical Definition of PYRANOSE

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

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