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Either of two isomeric unsaturated compounds with the formula C5H6O, having a ring of five carbon atoms and one oxygen atom.
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(Elements & Compounds) an unsaturated heterocyclic compound having a ring containing five carbon atoms and one oxygen atom and two double bonds. It has two isomers depending on the position of the saturated carbon atom relative to the oxygen
[C20: from pyro- + -an]
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py•ran(ˈpaɪ ræn, paɪˈræn)
either of two compounds having the formula C5H6O, containing one oxygen and five carbon atoms arranged in a six-membered ring.
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