acetonide

noun
ac·​e·​to·​nide | \ ˌas-ə-ˈtō-ˌnīd How to pronounce acetonide (audio) \

Medical Definition of acetonide

: a cyclic acetal formed especially by reaction of acetone with both hydroxyl groups of a diol — see fluocinolone acetonide

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“Acetonide.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acetonide. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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