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furfuran
medical dictionary

<chemistry> A colourless, oily substance, C4H4O, obtained by distilling certain organic substances, as pine wood, salts of pyromucic acid, etc.

Synonyms: tetraphenol.

Origin: L. Furfur bran.

(01 Mar 1998)

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