acetonide

noun

ac·​e·​to·​nide ˌas-ə-ˈtō-ˌnīd How to pronounce acetonide (audio)
: a cyclic acetal formed especially by reaction of acetone with both hydroxyl groups of a diol see fluocinolone acetonide

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“Acetonide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acetonide. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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