aldofuranoside

noun

al·​do·​fu·​ran·​o·​side
¦al-(ˌ)dō-fyü-ˈra-nə-ˌsīd
plural -s
: a glycoside containing a 5-member ring and hydrolyzable to an aldose

Word History

Etymology

ald- + furan + -oside

First Known Use

circa 1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aldofuranoside was circa 1939

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“Aldofuranoside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aldofuranoside. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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