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pyran

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noun py·ran \ˈpī-ˌran\

Definition of pyran

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



Origin and Etymology of pyran

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1904


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pyran

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noun py·ran \ˈpī(ə)r-ˌan\

Medical Definition of pyran

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




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