oxime

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noun ox·ime \ˈäk-ˌsēm\

Definition of oxime

  1. :  any of various compounds containing the divalent group C=NOH and obtained chiefly by the action of hydroxylamine on aldehydes and ketones

Origin and Etymology of oxime

International Scientific Vocabulary ox- + -ime (from imide)


First Known Use: circa 1890


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oxime

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noun ox·ime \ˈäk-ˌsēm\

Medical Definition of oxime

  1. :  any of various compounds obtained chiefly by the action of hydroxylamine on aldehydes and ketones and characterized by the bivalent group C=NOH


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