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- n. Furan.
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- n. a colorless toxic flammable liquid used in the synthesis of nylon
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In man, doses of from 0.6 to 1 gram of furane-alcohol increased respiratory activity without producing other symptoms.
Erdmann  found that in doses of between 0.5 and 0.6 gram per kilo of body weight, furane-alcohol kills a rabbit by respiratory paralysis; and that the symptoms of poisoning are
Although furfuraldehyde is the natural decomposition product of pentosans, furfuryl alcohol is the main furane body of coffee aroma.