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ke·tone

 (kē′tōn′)
n.
1. Any of a class of organic compounds, such as acetone, characterized by having a carbonyl group in which the carbon atom is bonded to two other hydrocarbon groups and having the general formula R(CO)R′, where R may be the same as R′.

[German Keton, shortening and alteration of Aceton, acetone : Latin acētum, vinegar; see acetum + German -on, n. suff. (alteration of -en, from Greek -ēnē).]

ke·ton′ic (-tŏn′ĭk) adj.

ketone

(ˈkiːtəʊn)
n
(Chemistry) any of a class of compounds with the general formula R′COR, where R and R′ are alkyl or aryl groups. See also acetone
[C19: from German Keton, from Aketon acetone]
ketonic adj

ke•tone

(ˈki toʊn)

n.
any of a class of organic compounds containing a carbonyl group, CO, attached to two alkyl groups, as CH3COCH3.
[1850–55; < German Keton]
ke•ton′ic (-ˈtɒn ɪk) adj.

ke·tone

(kē′tōn′)
Any of a class of organic compounds, such as acetone, having a group consisting of a carbon and an oxygen atom (CO) joined on either side to a carbon atom of a hydrocarbon radical.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ketone - any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals
nabumetone, Relafen - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Relafen)
Clinoril, sulindac - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Clinoril)
Tolectin, tolmetin sodium - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Tolectin)
acetone, dimethyl ketone, propanone - the simplest ketone; a highly inflammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
butanone, methyl ethyl ketone - colorless soluble flammable liquid ketone used as a solvent for resins and as a paint remover and in lacquers and cements and adhesives and cleaning fluids and celluloid
flavin - a ketone that forms the nucleus of certain natural yellow pigments like riboflavin
acetone body, ketone body - a ketone that is an intermediate product of the breakdown of fats in the body; any of three compounds (acetoacetic acid, acetone, and/or beta-hydroxybutyric acid) found in excess in blood and urine of persons with metabolic disorders
Translations
cetonaquetona
keton
keton
xeton

ketone

n cetona
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