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Etymology

1. ketone

noun. ['ˈkiːtoʊn'] any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals.

Synonyms

  • flavin
  • Relafen
  • tolmetin sodium
  • Tolectin
  • ketone body
  • nabumetone
  • propanone
  • methyl ethyl ketone
  • organic compound
  • acetone
  • butanone
  • dimethyl ketone
  • acetone body
  • sulindac

Etymology

  • keton (German)
  • Aketon (German)

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Words that Rhyme with Ketone

  • aiton

Example sentences of the word ketone


1. Noun, singular or mass
The ketone solution evaporates during that time, and the resins bond to the tank to plug the leak.

2. Verb, base form
A good protein, glucose, and ketone test should prove negative.

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