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furan

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noun fu·ran \ˈfyu̇(ə)r-ˌan, fyu̇-ˈran\

Medical Definition of furan

  1. :  a flammable liquid C4H4O obtained from oils of pines or made synthetically and used especially in organic synthesis; also :  a derivative of furan



Variants of furan

also fu·rane \ˈfyu̇(ə)r-ˌān, fyu̇-ˈrān\play play

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