Hexanal vs Hexanone - What's the difference?

hexanal | hexanone |


In organic compound terms the difference between hexanal and hexanone

is that hexanal is the saturated aliphatic aldehyde having six carbon atoms while hexanone is any of several isomers of the saturated aliphatic ketone having six carbon atoms.

hexanal

English

Noun

(-)
  • (organic compound) The saturated aliphatic aldehyde having six carbon atoms
  • hexanone

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic compound) Any of several isomers of the saturated aliphatic ketone having six carbon atoms.
  • Derived terms

    * cyclohexanone