glyceroketone etymology

English word glyceroketone comes from English ketone, English glycero- ((organic chemistry) Derived from glycerol.)

Detailed word origin of glyceroketone

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ketone English (eng) (organic compound) A homologous series of organic molecules whose functional group is an oxygen atom joined to a carbon atom—by a double bond—in a carbon-hydrogen based molecule.
glycero- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Derived from glycerol.
glyceroketone English (eng) (obsolete, organic chemistry) dihydroxyacetone.

Words with the same origin as glyceroketone

Descendants of ketone
K-hole ketamine keto- ketol ketonaemia ketonic ketonimine ketonization ketonuria ketopantoic nootkatone
Descendants of glycero-
galactoglycerolipid glyceroglycolipid glycerolipid glyceroneogenesis glycerophosphoglucose glycerophospholipid glycerophosphoric glycerophosphoric acid glycerophosphorylation glycerophosphorylcholine glycoglycerolipid