Acetone

A chemical found in the blood when the body uses fat instead of glucose for energy. When acetone is present it can mean that the cells do not have enough insulin.

Acetone

Acetone (systematically named propanone) is the organic compound with the formula (CH3)2CO. It is a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, and is the simplest ketone. Acetone is miscible with water and serves as an important solvent in its own right, typically for cleaning purposes in the laboratory. About 6.7 million tonnes were produced worldwid...
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acetone

(as;ue-ton) A ketone body produced as a result of the oxidation of fats.
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Acetone

(C3H6O) is a carbonyl compound that is found in the atmosphere as a reactive gas. Acetone is considered to be a volatile organic compound (VOC), which is emitted into the atmosphere by industrial processes. Acetone has been linked to the formation of ozone in the troposphere due to the fact that it is a source of free radicals.
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acetone

[n] - the simplest ketone
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Acetone

• (n.) A volatile liquid consisting of three parts of carbon, six of hydrogen, and one of oxygen; pyroacetic spirit, -- obtained by the distillation of certain acetates, or by the destructive distillation of citric acid, starch, sugar, or gum, with quicklime.
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acetone

<chemical> A colourless, flammable liquid which is used as a solvent (it is most familiar as the solvent in nail polish remover). The simplest ketone, it mixes with water, ethyl alcohol, and most oils. ... It melts at -95.4 deg C. And boils at 56.2 deg C. It is naturally found in very tiny quantities in the body fluids and tissues of healthy ...
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acetone

propanone noun the simplest ketone; a highly inflammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics
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Acetone

Ac'e·tone noun [ See Acetic .] (Chemistry) A volatile liquid consisting of three parts of carbon, six of hydrogen, and one of oxygen; pyroacetic spirit, -- obtained by the distillation of certain acetates, or by the destructive distillation of citric acid, starch, sugar, or gum, with quickl...
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Acetone

A byproduct of fat metabolism. One of three ketone body substances. Builds to high levels during periods of stress, infection, etc possibly leading to Diabetic ketoacidosis, a very serious condition. It can sometimes be smelled on the breath of those in, or about to enter, DKA as a fruity (nail polish remover, or lacquer thinner) sort of smell. It ...
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Acetone

A chemical that is often found in fingernail polish, polish removers, astringents and other cleaners/stripping solutions. Because acetone can cause low levels of oxygen, it is important to use the chemical in a well ventilated area during pregnancy.
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Acetone

A colorless, flammable, volatile liquid used as a paint remover and as a solvent for oils and other
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Acetone

A colourless liquid used to clean glue off hair lace and is an ingredient in many nail polish removers. Due to the fumes given off, it should only be used in well ventilated areas. Flammable, so it must be stored and used away from heat and direct sunlight.
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Acetone

A highly flammable organic compound in which acetylene is dissolved to enable it to be safely stored and transported.
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Acetone

A solvent chemical used in certain processing solutions that contain materials not normally soluble in water
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Acetone

A solvent chemical used in certain processing solutions that contain materials not normally soluble in water.
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acetone

acetone (ăs'itōn) , dimethyl ketone (dīmeth'ul kē'tōn) , or 2-propanone (prō'punōn) , CH3COCH3, colorless, flammable liquid. Acetone melts at -94.8°C and boils at 56.2°C. It is the simplest aliphatic ketone. Acetone is widely used in ...
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Acetone

Acetone is the simplest and most important of the ketones. It is a colourless liquid with a mildly pungent and somewhat aromatic odour. It is primarily used as a chemical intermediate and as a solvent for cellulose acetate and nitro-cellulose. It is used as a carrier for acetylene, and as a raw material for the chemical synthesis of a wide range of...
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Acetone

Acetone: In the body, a chemical that is formed when the body uses fat instead of glucose (sugar) for energy. The formation of acetone means that cells lack insulin or cannot effectively use available insulin to burn glucose for energy. Acetone passes through the body into the urine as one of the so-called ketone bodies. Acetone is highly volatile....
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Acetone

An organic liquid chemical used in the manufacture of some types of film cement. Also used to clean film splicing equipment. (Film Editing)
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acetone

An organic solvent of industrial and chemical significance, acetone is capable of dissolving many fats, resins and cellulose esters. It is used extensively in the manufacture of artificial fibres and explosives, as a chemical intermediate in pharmaceuticals, and as a solvent for vinyl and acrylic resins, lacquers, paints, inks, cosmetics (such as n...
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Acetone

An oxidation or fermentation-derived liquid used in nail polish remover; sometimes causes nails to peel.
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Acetone

CH3COCH3 Molar mass: 58.07914
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acetone

Colorless, highly flammable and aromatic smelling liquid (dimethylketone), which is used as a solvent for many paints, varnishes and resins. The smell is typical after nail polish remover or for the adhesive Uhu. In the wine, acetone can be used during the fermentation by butyric acid bacteria or Acetobacter (Acetic acid bacteria) arise and the unp...
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acetone

Common name for propanone
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