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Origin of ketone
OTHER WORDS FROM ketoneke·ton·ic [ki-ton-ik] /kɪˈtɒn ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby ketone
Example sentences from the Web for ketonic
The reactions of cellulose certainly indicate that the CO- group is ketonic rather than aldehydic.Researches on Cellulose|C. F. Cross
That the amino-acids actually yield the corresponding -ketonic acids when treated with yeast and sugar solution.Alcoholic Fermentation|Arthur Harden
It unites with aldehydes to form esters of ketonic acids, and with aniline yields anilido-acetic acid.
Among organic bodies the phenomenon is particularly well marked with the ketonic compounds and others of the same type.