Definition of tropinone in English:

tropinone

noun

Chemistry
  • A crystalline heterocyclic ketone obtained by oxidation of the hydroxyl group of tropine.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From tropine + -one, after German Tropinon.

Pronunciation

tropinone

/ˈtrəʊpɪnəʊn/