Definitions for lactonic-ˈtɒn ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lac•toneˈlæk toʊn(n.)

  1. any of a group of internal esters derived from hydroxy acids.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of lactone:

1840–50; lact(ic acid)+-one

lac•ton′ic-ˈtɒn ɪk(adj.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lactonic(adj)

    of, pertaining to, or derived from, lactone

  2. Lactonic(adj)

    pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained by the oxidation of milk sugar (lactose)


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