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Definition:
  • 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;

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    Hyponyms: acetoacetic acid, beta-hydroxybutyric acid

     

     
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