Sac"cha*rone (?), n. [Saccharin + lactone,] Chem. (a)

A white crystalline substance, C6H8O6, obtained by the oxidation of saccharin, and regarded as the lactone of saccharonic acid.

(b)

An oily liquid, C6H10O2, obtained by the reduction of saccharin.

 

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