|—suffix forming nouns|
|indicating that a chemical compound is a ketone: acetone|
|[arbitrarily from Greek -ōnē, feminine patronymic suffix, but perhaps influenced by -one in |
A ketone: acetone.
A compound that contains oxygen, especially in a carbonyl radical: lactone.
A suffix used to form the names of chemical compounds containing an oxygen atom attached to a carbon atom, such as acetone.