Definition of

Ketone Body

  1. (noun, substance) a ketone that is an intermediate product of the breakdown of fats in the body; any of three compounds (acetoacetic acid, acetone, and/or beta-hydroxybutyric acid) found in excess in blood and urine of persons with metabolic disorders

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Synonyms of Ketone Body

acetone body

Alternate forms of Ketone Body

Hyponyms: acetoacetic acid, beta-hydroxybutyric acid

Hypernyms: ketone

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