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oxime

noun ox·ime \ˈäk-ˌsēm\

Definition of OXIME

:  any of various compounds containing the divalent group C=NOH and obtained chiefly by the action of hydroxylamine on aldehydes and ketones

Origin of OXIME

International Scientific Vocabulary ox- + -ime (from imide)
First Known Use: circa 1890
Medical Dictionary

oxime

noun ox·ime \ˈäk-ˌsēm\

Medical Definition of OXIME

:  any of various compounds obtained chiefly by the action of hydroxylamine on aldehydes and ketones and characterized by the bivalent group C=NOH

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