<biochemistry> The condition in which acetone bodies are present in the blood. A condition seen in ketoacidosis (due to alcohol abuse or uncontrolled diabetes).

Origin: Gr. Haima = blood

American spelling: acetonemia

(27 Sep 1997)

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