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, in the meaning defined above

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dihydroxyacetone

noun
di·hy·droxy·ac·e·tone | \ˌdī-hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈas-ə-ˌtōn \

Medical Definition of dihydroxyacetone 

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

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