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pyranose

[pahy-ruh-nohs, -nohz] /ˈpaɪ rəˌnoʊs, -ˌnoʊz/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
any monosaccharide having a pyran ring structure.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; pyran + -ose2
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pyranose in Medicine

pyranose py·ra·nose (pī'rə-nōs', -nōz')
n.
A cyclic form of a sugar in which an oxygen bridges two carbon atoms, thus forming a ring containing five carbon atoms and an oxygen atom.

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