the characteristic group occurring in ketones that consists of the carbonyl group attached to two alkyl groups.
(chem) the functional group of ketones: a carbonyl group attached to the carbon atoms of two other organic groups
[kee-toh-nee-mee-uh] /ˌki toʊˈni mi ə/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. the presence of bodies in the blood. ketonemia ke·to·ne·mi·a (kē’tə-nē’mē-ə) n. The presence of detectable levels of ketone bodies in the plasma.
[kee-tohn] /ˈki toʊn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. any of a class of organic compounds containing a carbonyl group, CO, attached to two alkyl groups, as CH 3 COCH 3 or CH 3 COC 2 H 5 . adjective 2. containing the . /ˈkiːtəʊn/ noun 1. any of a class of compounds with the general formula R′COR, […]
[kee-toh-noo r-ee-uh, -nyoo r-] /ˌki toʊˈnʊər i ə, -ˈnyʊər-/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. the presence of bodies in the urine. /ˌkiːtəʊˈnjʊərɪə, ˌkiːtə-/ noun 1. (pathol) the presence of ketone bodies in the urine Also called acetonuria ketonuria ke·to·nu·ri·a (kē’tə-nur’ē-ə, -nyur’-) n. An excessive concentration of ketone bodies in the urine.
[kee-tohs] /ˈki toʊs/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a monosaccharide that contains a ketone group. /ˈkiːtəʊz/ noun 1. any monosaccharide that contains a ketone group ketose ke·tose (kē’tōs’) n. Any of various carbohydrates containing a ketone group. ketose (kē’tōs’) Any of a class of simple sugars (monosaccharides) containing a ketone group. Fructose is a ketose. Compare aldose.