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methylheptenone

[ meth-uhl-hep-tuh-nohn ]
/ ˌmɛθ əlˈhɛp təˌnoʊn /
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noun Chemistry.

a colorless liquid, C8H14O, occurring in many essential oils and produced by synthesis: used in organic synthesis and in the manufacture of inexpensive perfumes.

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Origin of methylheptenone

methyl- + heptene + -one
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