anthrone

noun
an·​throne | \ ˈan-ˌthrōn, an-ˈ How to pronounce anthrone (audio) \

Medical Definition of anthrone

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anthrone. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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