Ketone synonyms

kē'tōn'
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Any of three compounds, acetoacetic acid, acetone, and beta-hydroxybutyric acid, that are ketones or derivatives of ketones and are intermediate products of fatty acid metabolism. Ketone bodies accumulate in the blood and urine when fats are being used for energy instead of carbohydrates, as in individuals affected by starvation or uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.
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Find another word for ketone. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ketone, like: ketone-body, aldehyde, acetaldehyde, urea, hydrogen-peroxide, trimethylamine, phenol, phenylalanine, succinate, pyruvate and benzaldehyde.