acet·​o·​in ə-ˈset-ə-wən How to pronounce acetoin (audio)
: a colorless liquid hydroxy ketone C4H8O2 formed from various carbohydrates by fermentation

called also acetylmethylcarbinol

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“Acetoin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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