Definition of Acetoacetate

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any salt or ester of acetoacetic acid ¹



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Medical Definition of Acetoacetate

1. A salt or ion of acetoacetic acid. A ketone body formed in ketogenesis. Synonym: diacetate. Acetoacetate decarboxylase, a carboxy-lyase cleaving CO2 from acetoacetate to form acetone. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acetoacetate

acetifies
acetify
acetifying
acetilenic
acetimeter
acetimeters
acetimetry
acetin
acetins
acetize
acetized
acetizes
acetizing
aceto-
aceto-orcein stain
acetoacetate (current term)
acetoacetates
acetoacetic
acetoacetic acid
acetoacetyl
acetoacetyl-CoA
acetoacetyl-CoA reductase
acetoacetyl-CoA synthetase
acetoacetyl-CoA thiolase
acetoacetyl-acyl carrier protein synthase
acetoacetyl-coenzyme A
acetoacetyl-succinic thiophorase
acetoarsenite
acetobacteraceae
acetochlor

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