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pyranose

[pahy-ruh-nohs, -nohz]
noun Biochemistry.
  1. any monosaccharide having a pyran ring structure.
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Origin of pyranose

First recorded in 1925–30; pyran + -ose2
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pyranose in Medicine

pyranose

(pīrə-nōs′, -nōz′)
n.
  1. 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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