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acetone

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noun ac·e·tone \ˈas-ə-ˌtōn\

Medical Definition of acetone

  1. :  a volatile fragrant flammable liquid ketone C3H6O used chiefly as a solvent and in organic synthesis and found in abnormal quantities in diabetic urine—called also propanone

  2. ac·e·ton·ic \ˌas-ə-ˈtän-ik\play adjective





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