ketone

noun ke·tone \ ˈkē-ˌtōn \

Definition of ketone

: any of a class of organic compounds (such as acetone) characterized by a carbonyl group attached to two carbon atoms

ketonic

play \kē-ˈtä-nik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of ketone

German Keton, alteration of Aceton acetone


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ketone

noun ke·tone \ ˈkē-ˌtōn \

medical Definition of ketone

: an organic compound (as acetone) with a carbonyl group attached to two carbon atoms

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