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dihydroxyacetone

dihydroxyacetone

noun di·hy·droxy·ac·e·tone \ˌdī-hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈa-sə-ˌtōn\

Definition of DIHYDROXYACETONE

:  a glyceraldehyde isomer C3H6O3 used especially to stain the skin to simulate a tan

First Known Use of DIHYDROXYACETONE

1895

dihydroxyacetone

noun di·hy·droxy·ac·e·tone \ˌdī-hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈas-ə-ˌtōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIHYDROXYACETONE

:  a glyceraldehyde isomer C3H6O3 that is used especially to stain the skin to simulate a tan

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