noun \ˈōˌsōn\

Definition of osone



  1. :  a compound that contains two alpha carbonyl groups and is obtained by hydrolyzing an osazone xylose osone HOCH2(CHOH)2COCHO

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Origin and Etymology of osone

International Scientific Vocabulary 2-ose + -one; originally formed as German oson

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a brief usually trivial fact

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