HyperDic: ketone

English > 1 sense of the word ketone:
NOUNsubstanceketoneany of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals
ketone > pronunciation
Soundskiy'town
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > ketone: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals.
Narroweracetone, propanone, dimethyl ketoneThe simplest ketone
butanone, methyl ethyl ketonecolorless 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
flavinA ketone that forms the nucleus of certain natural yellow pigments like riboflavin
ketone body, acetone bodyA ketone that is an intermediate product of the breakdown of fats in the body
Broaderorganic compoundAny compound of carbon and another element or a radical
Substance ofnabumetone, RelafenA nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Relafen)
sulindac, ClinorilA nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Clinoril)
tolmetin sodium, TolectinA nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Tolectin)
Spanishcetona, quetona
Catalancetona

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