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anthrone

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noun an·throne \ˈan-ˌthrōn, an-ˈ\

Medical Definition of anthrone

  1. :  a pale yellow alkali-insoluble crystalline ketone C14H10O used in sulfuric-acid solution as a colorimetric reagent for determination of carbohydrates (as sugar in body fluids)




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