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methylheptenone

[meth-uh l-hep-tuh-nohn] /ˌmɛθ əlˈhɛp təˌnoʊn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless liquid, C 8 H 1 4 O, occurring in many essential oils and produced by synthesis: used in organic synthesis and in the manufacture of inexpensive perfumes.
Origin
methyl- + heptene + -one
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