an·​throne ˈan-ˌthrōn, an-ˈ How to pronounce anthrone (audio)
: a pale yellow alkali-insoluble crystalline ketone C14H10O used in sulfuric-acid solution as a colorimetric reagent for determination of carbohydrates (as sugar in body fluids)

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“Anthrone.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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