Furan vs Furaldehyde - What's the difference?

furan | furaldehyde |


As nouns the difference between furan and furaldehyde

is that furan is (organic chemistry) any of a class of aromatic heterocyclic compounds containing a ring of four carbon atoms and an oxygen atom; especially the simplest one, c4h4o while furaldehyde is (organic compound) furfural.

furan

English

(wikipedia furan)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any of a class of aromatic heterocyclic compounds containing a ring of four carbon atoms and an oxygen atom; especially the simplest one, C4H4O.
  • Derived terms

    * furanose ----

    furaldehyde

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (organic compound) furfural