pyridone

noun pyr·i·done \ˈpirəˌdōn\

Definition of pyridone

plural

-s

  1. :  any of several isomeric carbonyl compounds C5H5NO derived from pyridine: such as a :  the crystalline alpha isomer —called also 2-pyridone, 2(1H)-pyridone b :  the crystalline gamma isomer —called also 4-pyridone, 4(1H)-pyridone

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Origin and Etymology of pyridone

International Scientific Vocabulary pyrid- + -one


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