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acetone body

Noun1.acetone body - 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
Synonyms: ketone body
acetoacetic acid, beta-hydroxybutyric acid, ketone, ketone body
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Acetic
acetic acid
acetic anhydride
Acetification
Acetifier
Acetify
Acetimeter
Acetimetry
Acetin
Acetize
acetoacetic acid
acetohexamide
acetol
Acetometer
Acetonaemia
Acetone
-- acetone body --
acetonemia
Acetonic
Acetonuria
acetophenetidin
Acetophenone
Acetose
Acetosity
Acetous
Acetous acid
Acetous fermentation
acetphenetidin
acetum
Acetyl
acetyl chloride
acetyl group
acetyl radical
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