pro·​pio·​phe·​none ˌprō-pē-ō-ˈfē-ˌnōn, -ˈfen-ˌōn How to pronounce propiophenone (audio)
: a flowery-smelling compound C9H10O used in perfumes and in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals (as ephedrine) and organic compounds

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“Propiophenone.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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