pyranose

noun

py·​ra·​nose ˈpī-rə-ˌnōs How to pronounce pyranose (audio)
-ˌnōz
: a monosaccharide in the form of a cyclic hemiacetal containing a pyran ring

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First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pyranose was in 1927

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“Pyranose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyranose. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

pyranose

noun
py·​ra·​nose ˈpī-rə-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz How to pronounce pyranose (audio)
: a monosaccharide in the form of a cyclic hemiacetal containing a pyran ring

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