Words nearby ketone
Origin of ketone
OTHER WORDS FROM ketoneke·ton·ic [ki-ton-ik] /kɪˈtɒn ɪk/, adjective
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If the groups R and R′ are identical, the ketone is called a simple ketone, if unlike, a mixed ketone.
The hexoses all contain five alcoholic groups and one primary aldehyde, or one secondary aldehyde (ketone), group.The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Even the common linseed contains a glucoside which breaks up into sugar, prussic acid, and a ketone.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
Besides methyl salicylate, the oil contains triaconitane, an aldehyde or ketone, and an alcohol.
Ionone, a ketone first prepared by Tiemann, and having when diluted a pronounced violet odour.