Furan vs Limonoid - What's the difference?

furan | limonoid | Hypernyms |

Furan is a hypernym of limonoid.


As nouns the difference between furan and limonoid

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 limonoid is any of a class of phytochemicals, found in citrus fruit and certain other plants, believed to have various therapeutic effects.

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 ----

    limonoid

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia limonoid)
  • Any of a class of phytochemicals, found in citrus fruit and certain other plants, believed to have various therapeutic effects.
  • Hypernyms

    *furan

    Hyponyms

    *azadirachtin *limonin *nomilin