pyran


py·ran

noun \ˈpī-ˌran\

Definition of PYRAN

:  either of two cyclic compounds C5H6O that contain five carbon atoms and one oxygen atom in the ring

Origin of PYRAN

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1904

py·ran

noun \ˈpī(ə)r-ˌan\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PYRAN

: either of two cyclic compounds C5H6O that contain five carbon atoms and one oxygen atom in the ring

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