acetonide

noun
ac·e·to·nide | \ˌas-ə-ˈtō-ˌnīd \

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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