Oxygen vs Pyrone - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between oxygen and pyrone

is that oxygen is a chemical element (symbol o) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 159994 while pyrone is (organic compound) any of a class of cyclic chemical compounds that contain an unsaturated six-membered ring with two double bonds, one oxygen atom and a ketone functional group.

oxygen

English

Noun

(wikipedia oxygen)
  • A chemical element (symbol O) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 15.9994.
  • Molecular oxygen (O2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=September-October, author= Katie L. Burke
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= In the News , passage=Oxygen' levels on Earth skyrocketed 2.4 billion years ago, when cyanobacteria evolved photosynthesis: the ability to convert water and carbon dioxide into carbohydrates and waste ' oxygen using solar energy. The evolutionary precursor of photosynthesis is still under debate, and a new study sheds light.}}
  • (medicine) A mixture of oxygen and other gases, administered to a patient to help him or her to breathe.
  • (countable) An atom of this element.
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    Synonyms

    * sourstuff * when used as a packaging gas

    See also

    * ozone ----

    pyrone

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia pyrone)
  • (organic compound) Any of a class of cyclic chemical compounds that contain an unsaturated six-membered ring with two double bonds, one oxygen atom and a ketone functional group.
  • Synonyms

    * pyranone