furanose

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noun fu·ra·nose \ˈfyu̇r-ə-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz\

Definition of furanose

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

1927

First Known Use of furanose

1927


Medical Dictionary

furanose

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noun fu·ra·nose \ˈfyu̇r-ə-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz\

Medical Definition of furanose

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


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