levoglucosenone

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levoglucosenone ‎(uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) A bridged, unsaturated heterocyclic ketone, 6,8-dioxabicyclo[3.2.1]oct-2-en-4-one, formed from levoglucosan by further loss of two molecules of water

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