furanose

noun
fu·​ra·​nose | \ ˈfyu̇r-ə-ˌnōs How to pronounce furanose (audio) , -ˌnōz \

Definition of furanose

: a sugar having an oxygen-containing ring of five atoms

First Known Use of furanose

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Furanose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furanose. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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furanose

noun
fu·​ra·​nose | \ ˈfyu̇r-ə-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz How to pronounce furanose (audio) \

Medical Definition of furanose

: a sugar having an oxygen-containing ring of five atoms

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