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acetoin

noun acet·o·in \ə-ˈset-ə-wən\

Medical Definition of ACETOIN

:  a colorless liquid hydroxy ketone C4H8O2 formed from various carbohydrates by fermentation—called also acetylmethylcarbinol
April 28, 2015
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a word formed by the blending of words
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