acesulfame-K

noun ace·sul·fame-K \ ˈā-sē-ˌsəl-ˌfām-ˈkā \

Definition of acesulfame-K

:a white crystalline powder C4H4KNO4S that is a cyclic organic potassium salt, has a sweetness much more intense than sucrose, and is used as a noncaloric sweetener in foods and beverages called also acesulfame potassium

Origin and Etymology of acesulfame-k

acet- + sulf- + -ame (as in aspartame)


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acesulfame-K

noun ace·sul·fame-K \ ˈā-sē-ˌsəl-ˌfām-ˈkā \

medical Definition of acesulfame-K

:a white crystalline powder C4H4KNO4S that is a cyclic organic potassium salt, has a sweetness much more intense than sucrose, and is used as a noncaloric sweetener in foods and beverages called also acesulfame potassium

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