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ke•tone



Pronunciation: (kē'tōn), [key]
n. Chem.
any of a class of organic compounds containing a carbonyl group, CO, attached to two alkyl groups, as CH3COCH3 or CH3COC2H5.

adj.
containing the ketone group.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

ketolysisketone body
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