xanthone

noun xan·thone \ ˈzan-ˌthōn \

Definition of xanthone

: a ketone C13H8O2 that is the parent of several natural yellow pigments

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xanthone

noun xan·thone \ ˈzan-ˌthōn \

medical Definition of xanthone

: a ketone C13H8O2 that is the parent of several natural yellow pigments

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