acetone body


noun Biochemistry.


Nearby words

  1. acetoin,
  2. acetomenaphthane,
  3. acetometer,
  4. acetonaemia,
  5. acetone,
  6. acetonemia,
  7. acetonitrile,
  8. acetonuria,
  9. acetophenetidin,
  10. acetophenone

Origin of acetone body

First recorded in 1925–30

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British Dictionary definitions for acetone body

acetone body

noun

another name for ketone body
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Medicine definitions for acetone body

acetone body

n.

ketone body

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