acetonuria

acetonuria

[uh-see-toh-noor-ee-uh, -nyoor-, as-i-toh-]
noun Pathology.

Origin:
acetone + -uria

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acetonuria (ˌəsiːtəʊˈnjʊərɪə, əˌsiːtə-)
 
n
another name for ketonuria

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acetonuria ac·e·ton·u·ri·a (ās'ĭ-tōn-yur'ē-ə)
n.
The excretion in the urine of excessive amounts of acetone, an indication of incomplete oxidation of large amounts of fat, and common in diabetic acidosis.

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