the characteristic group occurring in ketones that consists of the carbonyl group attached to two alkyl groups.
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Also called ketone radical.
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British Dictionary definitions for ketone group
chem the functional group of ketones: a carbonyl group attached to the carbon atoms of two other organic groups
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