dihydroxyacetone

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

Definition of dihydroxyacetone

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

1895

First Known Use of dihydroxyacetone

1895


Medical Dictionary

dihydroxyacetone

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

Medical Definition of dihydroxyacetone

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


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