Definition of Phorone

1. n. A yellow crystalline substance, having a geraniumlike odor, regarded as a complex derivative of acetone, and obtained from certain camphor compounds.



Definition of Phorone

1. Noun. (organic compound) The unsaturated aliphatic ketone ''2,6-dimethyl-2,5-heptadien-4-one'' obtained from camphor; diisopropylidene acetone ¹

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Medical Definition of Phorone

1. A yellow crystalline substance, having a geraniumlike odour, regarded as a complex derivative of acetone, and obtained from certain camphor compounds. Origin: Camphor + acetone. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Phorone

phorboxazole
phoresies
phoresis
phoresy
phoretic
phoria
phorid
phorids
phormicin
phorminges
phorminx
phorminxes
phormium
phormiums
phoro-
phorone (current term)
phoronid
phoronids
phoronis
phoronomics
phorophyte
phorophytes
phoropter
phoropters
phorusrhacid
phorusrhacids
phos
phos-
phosacetim

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