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(as′ĕ-tōn″)

[aceto- + -one]
Dimethyl ketone, C3H6O, a colorless, volatile solvent produced by the body in excessive amounts in diabetic ketoacidosis, alcoholic ketoacidosis, and starvation. It has a sweet, fruity odor and is found in the blood and urine of diabetics, in those with other metabolic disorders, and after lengthy fasting. It is produced when fats are metabolized for their stored energy, in place of sugars, because of insufficient insulin.
SEE: ketone; SEE: ketonuria; SEE: ketosis; SEE: test, acetone

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Acetone." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768996/all/acetone_in_urine__test_for.
Acetone. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768996/all/acetone_in_urine__test_for. Accessed August 20, 2019.
Acetone. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768996/all/acetone_in_urine__test_for
Acetone [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768996/all/acetone_in_urine__test_for.
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