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Ketone

Ke´tone   Pronunciation: kē´tōn
n.1.(Chem.) One of a large class of organic substances resembling the aldehydes, obtained by the distillation of certain salts of organic acids and consisting of carbonyl (CO) united with two hydrocarbon radicals. In general the ketones are colorless volatile liquids having a pungent ethereal odor.
Noun1.ketone - any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals

a chemical produced when there is a shortage of insulin in the blood and the body breaks down body fat for energy. High levels of ketones can lead to diabetic ketoacidosis and coma. Sometimes referred to as ketone bodies.

acetone, acetone body, butanone, Clinoril, dimethyl ketone, flavin, ketone body, methyl ethyl ketone, nabumetone, organic compound, propanone, Relafen, sulindac, Tolectin, tolmetin sodium
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