diketone

[ dahy-kee-tohn ]
/ daɪˈki toʊn /

noun Chemistry.

a compound containing two C=O groups, as CH3COCOCH3.

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Origin of diketone

First recorded in 1895–1900; di-1 + ketone
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Medical definitions for diketone

diketone
[ dī-kētōn′ ]

n.

A compound containing two carbonyl groups.
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