Definition of Acetonuria

1. Noun. Excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation.

Exact synonyms: Ketoaciduria, Ketonuria
Specialized synonyms: Branched Chain Ketoaciduria, Maple Syrup Urine Disease
Generic synonyms: Symptom



Definition of Acetonuria

1. n. Excess of acetone in the urine, as in starvation or diabetes.

Definition of Acetonuria

1. Noun. (pathology) A form of ketonuria characterized by the presence of acetone in the urine ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Acetonuria

1. Excretion in the urine of large amounts of acetone, an indication of incomplete oxidation of large amounts of lipids; commonly occurs in diabetic acidosis. Origin: acetone + G. Ouron, urine (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acetonuria

acetone chloroform
acetone compound
acetone fixative
acetone monooxygenase
acetone peroxide
acetone test
acetonemia
acetonemic
acetones
acetonic
acetonide
acetonides
acetonitril
acetonitrile
acetonitriles
acetonuria (current term)
acetonæmia
acetophenazine
acetophenazine maleate
acetophenetidin
acetophenide
acetophenides
acetophenone
acetophenones
acetorphine
acetose
acetositie
acetosity
acetosoluble
acetosoluble albumin

Literary usage of Acetonuria

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1. Clinical Diagnosis: The Bacteriological, Chemical, and Microscopical by Rudolf Jaksch von Wartenhorst (1899)
"In this connection the presence of acetone is referred by Decker, Abram to albuminous decomposition. The occurrence of acetonuria in association with ..."

2. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders, John Herr Musser (1917)
"... and multiplying the number read by the factor of the apparatus us<ii. after making any required corrections. acetonuria ..."

3. Practical uranalysis and urinary diagnosis by Charles Wesley Purdy (1898)
"acetonuria of pronounced degree often accompanies high febrile states, ... acetonuria often occurs iu diabetes mellitus, more especially in advanced cases. ..."

4. New Aspects of Diabetes: Pathology and Treatment by Karl Harko von Noorden (1912)
"The risk of acetonuria must certainly not be underestimated, neither must it be ... Diabetics may exhibit an acetonuria of a perfectly harmless nature, ..."

5. Clinical treatises on the pathology and therapy of disorders of metabolism by Karl Harko von Noorden (1905)
"D. DANGERS OF acetonuria (COMA ... In what do the dangers of acetonuria consist ? Anyone who has had the opportunity of seeing a diabetic patient die in ..."

6. Surgical After-treatment: A Manual of the Conduct of Surgical Convalescence by Le Roi Goddard Crandon (1910)
"... days after operation,2 and that if acetonuria is present before the operation, narcosis increases it.3 JA Kelly * reported that out of 400 postoperative ..."

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