Meaning of acyloin

a•cyl•o•in

Pronunciation: (u-sil'ō-in, as'u-loin", as"u-lō'in), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a hydroxy ketone of the general formula RCOCHOHR, where R is an element or group.
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