furanose

noun

fu·​ra·​nose ˈfyu̇r-ə-ˌnōs How to pronounce furanose (audio)
-ˌnōz
: a sugar having an oxygen-containing ring of five atoms

Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of furanose was in 1927

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“Furanose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furanose. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

furanose

noun
fu·​ra·​nose ˈfyu̇r-ə-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz How to pronounce furanose (audio)
: a sugar having an oxygen-containing ring of five atoms
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