ketone ketone  /ˈki toʊn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals

Usage(s):

  1. Nicely controlled chemical procedure produced a modified hydroxy-ketone which he claims is chemically identical with the male sex hormone.
  2. Glucose prevents the formation of ketone acids; 100 grams of the sugar saves the body the loss of 140 grams of water.
  3. Best diet for stimulating ketone production is high in fat, low in proteins and sugar.

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