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- Noting an acid, CH3COCH2CO2H, scarcely known in the free state because of its instability.
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- adjective organic chemistry Of or pertaining to
acetoacetic acidor its derivatives
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From aceto- + acetic
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First, are test strips which detect acetoacetic acid in urine a good measure of ketosis in general?
Metabolism and ketosis | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D. 2007
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