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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, ...
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 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 Houghton Mifflin Company, Webster
acetone body n.
by Minh Vũ
acetone body (ketone body) # 'aes1t3 1cct ...
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