furanose fu·ra·nose (fyur’ə-nōs’)
A sugar having a cyclic structure resembling that of furan.
Any of a class of simple sugars (monosaccharides) that has a ring containing four carbon atoms and one oxygen atom (a furan ring). Fructose and ribose are furanoses.
[fyoo r-uh-zol-i-dohn] /ˌfyʊər əˈzɒl ɪˌdoʊn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a nitrofuran, C 8 H 7 N 3 O 5 , that is used in the treatment of giardiasis, and bacterial gastroenteritis and dysentery.
[fur-bair-er] /ˈfɜrˌbɛər ər/ noun 1. any furry animal, especially one whose is of commercial value.
[fur-buh-loh] /ˈfɜr bəˌloʊ/ noun 1. a ruffle or flounce, as on a woman’s skirt or petticoat. 2. any bit of showy trimming or finery. verb (used with object) 3. to ornament with or as if with furbelows. /ˈfɜːbɪˌləʊ/ noun 1. a flounce, ruffle, or other ornamental trim 2. (often pl) showy ornamentation verb 3. (transitive) […]
[fur-bish] /ˈfɜr bɪʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to restore to freshness of appearance or good condition (often followed by up): to furbish a run-down neighborhood; to furbish up one’s command of a foreign language. 2. to polish. /ˈfɜːbɪʃ/ verb (transitive) 1. to make bright by polishing; burnish 2. (often foll by up) to improve […]