oxime

noun ox·ime \ ˈäk-ˌsēm \

Definition of oxime

: 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)


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oxime

noun ox·ime \ ˈäk-ˌsēm \

medical Definition of oxime

: 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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