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ketone group

noun, Chemistry
1.
the characteristic group occurring in ketones that consists of the carbonyl group attached to two alkyl groups.
Also called ketone radical.
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ketone group

noun
1.
(chem) the functional group of ketones: a carbonyl group attached to the carbon atoms of two other organic groups
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