Furan vs Pyrrole - What's the difference?

furan | pyrrole |


In organic chemistry|lang=en terms the difference between furan and pyrrole

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 pyrrole is (organic chemistry) any of a class of aromatic heterocyclic compounds containing a ring of four carbon atoms and a nitrogen atom; especially the simplest one, c4h5n.

As nouns the difference between furan and pyrrole

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 pyrrole is (organic chemistry) any of a class of aromatic heterocyclic compounds containing a ring of four carbon atoms and a nitrogen atom; especially the simplest one, c4h5n.

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 ----

    pyrrole

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any of a class of aromatic heterocyclic compounds containing a ring of four carbon atoms and a nitrogen atom; especially the simplest one, C4H5N.
  • Derived terms

    * pyrrolic

    Synonyms

    *azole