Meaning of oxime

ox•ime

Pronunciation: (ok'sēm, -sim), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. any of a group of compounds containing the group &whence;C=NOH, produced by the condensation of ketones or aldehydes with hydroxylamine.
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