phorone

noun
pho·​rone | \ ˈfōˌrōn\
plural -s

Definition of phorone

: a yellowish green unsaturated open-chain ketone [(CH3)2C=CH]2CO that is isomeric with camphorone and isophorone, is obtained by condensation of acetone, and is used chiefly as a solvent

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History and Etymology for phorone

International Scientific Vocabulary camphor + -one

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