acetonuria

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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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