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Definition of the noun acetone body
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- a ketone that is an intermediate product of the breakdown of fats in the body; any of three compounds (acetoacetic acid, acetone, and/or beta-hydroxybutyric acid) found in excess in blood and urine of persons with metabolic disorders
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonym of acetone body: ketone body
- more generic word: ketone = any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals
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by Pei-Show Juo
CH3COCH3 Acetone Body See ketone body. Acetone Butanol Bacteria Bacteria that are capable of acetone-butanol fermentation (production of acetone and butanol), e.g., Clostridium acetobutylicum. Acetone Ethanol Bacteria Bacteria that ...
by S. Choudhary
ketone body (acetone body, ketone bodies) : Any of the three compounds created by acetyl coenzyme A ( acetoacetate, ...
Concise Medical Dictionary (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin
acesulfame potassium acetabulum acetaminophen acetazolamide acetoacetic acid acetone acetone body acetonuria acetylcholine acetylcholinesterase acetylcholinesterase inhibitor acetylcysteine acetylsalicylic acid achalasia Achilles.
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
SYN acetone body. ke-to-ne-mia (ké-tö-nēmē-ă) The presence of recognizable concentrations of ketone bodies in the plasma. [ketone + G. haima, blood] ke-ton- u-ria (ke-tö-nyu're-ä) Enhanced urinary excretion of ketone bodies. ke-tose ...
by Elizabeth A. Martin, Oxford University Press
acetone body (ketone body) seeKEToNE. acetonuria n. see KETONURIA. acetylcholine n. the acetic acid ester of the organic base choline: the * neurotransmitter released at the synapses of parasympathetic nerves and at * neuromuscular ...
by Donald Venes
SYN: acetone body. lateral geniculate b. One of two masses of gray matter forming elevations on the lateral portion of the posterior aspect of the thalamus. Each is the termination of afferent fibers from the retina, which it receives through the ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
acetone body see ketone body. acetone-butanol fermentation Microbiology the ...
by Laurence Urdang
acetone body (ketone body) we ketone. acetonuria n. we ketonuria. acetylcholine n. the acetic acid ester of the organic base choline: the *neurotransmitter released at the synapses of ...
by Dr Robert M. Youngson
See ACETONE BODY. acetone body a KETONE body. One of the three compounds, acetoacetic acid, 3hydroxybutanoic acid and acetone, produced when, in the absence of adequate available glucose, fatty acids are used for fuel. Acetone ...
by Houghton Mifflin Company, Webster
acetone body n.
by Minh Vũ
acetone body (ketone body) # 'aes1t3 1cct ...
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