butyrone

noun
bu·​tyr·​one | \ ˈbyütəˌrōn \
plural -s

Definition of butyrone

: a liquid ketone (C3H7)2CO obtained by heating calcium butyrate and used as a solvent

called also dipropyl ketone

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International Scientific Vocabulary butyr- + -one

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“Butyrone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butyrone. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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