pyromucic aldehyde

/puy"reuh myooh"sik, puy'-/, Chem.
[1785-95; PYRO- + MUCIC (ACID)]

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  • pyromucic aldehyde — /puy reuh myooh sik, puy /, Chem. furfural. [1785 95; PYRO + MUCIC (ACID)] * * * …   Universalium

  • Furfural — chembox new ImageFileL1 = Furfural structure.png ImageSizeL1 = 120px ImageFileR1 = Furfural 3D vdW.png ImageSizeR1 = 120px IUPACName = Furan 2 carbaldehyde OtherNames = furfural, furan 2 carboxaldehyde, fural, furfuraldehyde, pyromucic aldehyde… …   Wikipedia

  • furfural — /ferr fyeuh ral , feuh /, n. a colorless, oily liquid, C5H4O2, having an aromatic odor, obtained from bran, sugar, wood, corncobs, or the like, by distillation: used chiefly in the manufacture of plastics and as a solvent in the refining of… …   Universalium

  • furan — /fyoor an, fyoo ran /, n. a colorless, liquid, unsaturated, five membered heterocyclic compound, C4H4O, obtained from furfural: used chiefly in organic synthesis. Also called furfuran. [1890 95; aph. form of FURFURAN] * * * ▪ chemical compound… …   Universalium

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