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acetonuria

[uh-see-toh-noo r-ee-uh, -nyoo r-, as-i-toh-]
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noun Pathology.
  1. ketonuria.

Origin of acetonuria

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Examples from the Web for acetonuria

Historical Examples

  • The internal organs are found to be fattily degenerated, and death is thought to be due to acetonuria.

    Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

    W. G. Aitchison Robertson

  • Occurrence of acetonuria in pregnancy suggests death of the fetus.


British Dictionary definitions for acetonuria

acetonuria

noun
  1. another name for ketonuria
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acetonuria in Medicine

acetonuria

(ăs′ĭ-tōn-yurē-ə)
n.
  1. The excretion in the urine of excessive amounts of acetone, an indication of incomplete oxidation of large amounts of fat, and common in diabetic acidosis.
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