semicarbazone

noun
semi·car·ba·zone | \-ˈkär-bə-ˌzōn \

Medical Definition of semicarbazone 

: any of a class of usually well-crystallized compounds having the general formula RR′C=NNHCONH2 and formed by the action of semicarbazide on an aldehyde or ketone

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