Meaning of tropinone in English:

tropinone

Pronunciation /ˈtrəʊpɪnəʊn/

noun

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

    Systematic name: 3-tropanone; C₈H₁₃NO.

Origin

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