[ok-seem, -sim] /ˈɒk sim, -sɪm/

noun, Chemistry.
any of a group of compounds containing the group >C=NOH, produced by the condensation of ketones or aldehydes with hydroxylamine.
any of a class of compounds with the general formula RR′NOH, where R is an organic group and R′ is either an organic group (ketoxime) or hydrogen atom (aldoxime): used in the chemical analysis of carbonyl compounds

oxime ox·ime (ŏk’sēm)
Any of a group of compounds formed by treating aldehydes or ketones with a nitrogen-containing reducing agent.


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