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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ketone body, acetone body(noun)

    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


  1. ketone body(Noun)

    Any of several compounds that are intermediates in the metabolism of fatty acids; principally acetoacetate and acetone (together with hydroxybutyrate which is not a ketone)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ketone body in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ketone body in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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