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See also: Ketone
ketone (plural ketones)
- (organic chemistry) A homologous series of organic molecules whose functional group is an oxygen atom joined to a carbon atom—by a double bond—in a carbon-hydrogen based molecule.
organic chemicals with the >CO functional group
- ketone in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- “ketone” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2018.