keto acid

[kētō]

n.

A compound containing a ketone and a carboxyl group.

Nearby words

  1. ketchikan,
  2. ketchup,
  3. kete,
  4. ketene,
  5. keto,
  6. keto form,
  7. keto-,
  8. keto-enol tautomerism,
  9. ketoacidosis,
  10. ketoaciduria


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