thujone(redirected from Thujon)
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Related to Thujon: wormwood
A ketone, C10H16O, that is thought to be a neurotoxin and is found in certain plants such as the wormwood Artemisia absinthium, an ingredient in absinthe.
[New Latin Thuja, arborvitae genus (since it is found in arborvitae); see thuja + -one.]