from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The elimination of acetone in the urine: seen notably in diabetes and in febrile diseases.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Excess of acetone in the urine, as in starvation or diabetes; -- a form of ketonuria.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun pathology A form of ketonuria characterized by the presence of acetone in the urine

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation


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