dimedon

noun
di·​me·​don | \ˈdīməˌdän\
variants: or dimedone \-​ˌdōn \
plural -s

Definition of dimedon 

: a crystalline diketone C8H12O2 made by reaction of mesityl oxide and ethyl malonate and used in the analysis of aldehydes with which it forms insoluble derivatives; 5,5-dimethyl-1,3-cyclohexane-dione

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History and Etymology for dimedon

International Scientific Vocabulary dime- (from dimethyl) + d- (from dihydr-) + -one

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