xanthone


xan·thone

noun \ˈzan-ˌthōn\

Definition of XANTHONE

:  a ketone C13H8O2 that is the parent of several natural yellow pigments

Origin of XANTHONE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1894

xan·thone

noun \ˈzan-ˌthōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of XANTHONE

: a ketone C13H8O2 that is the parent of several natural yellow pigments

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