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  1. ketone body a ketone that is an intermediate product of the breakdown of fats in the body; any of three compounds (acetoacetic acid, acetone, and/or beta-hydroxybutyric acid) found in excess in blood and urine of persons with metabolic disorders
  2. acetone body a ketone that is an intermediate product of the breakdown of fats in the body; any of three compounds (acetoacetic acid, acetone, and/or beta-hydroxybutyric acid) found in excess in blood and urine of persons with metabolic disorders
  3. autoantibody an antibody acting against tissues of the organism that produces it
  4. Actinopoda heliozoans; radiolarians
  5. actinopod protozoa having stiff rodlike radiating pseudopods
  6. retinopathy a disease of the retina that can result in loss of vision
  7. stone pit a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
  8. satinpod southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration
  9. cotton ball a fungus disease of cranberries
  10. kidney bean the common bean plant grown for the beans rather than the pods (especially a variety with large red kidney-shaped beans)
  11. cottonseed seed of cotton plants; source of cottonseed oil
  12. ketonemia an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus
  13. kidney pie like steak and kidney pie but without steak
  14. ketone any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals
  15. carotid body a chemoreceptor located near the bifurcations of the carotid arteries; monitors oxygen content of the blood and helps control respiration
  16. antibody a protein that produces an immune response
  17. adenopathy a glandular disease or enlargement of glandular tissue
  18. Platonic body any one of five solids whose faces are congruent regular polygons and whose polyhedral angles are all congruent
  19. cottonmouth venomous semiaquatic snake of swamps in southern United States
  20. cotoneaster any shrub of the genus Cotoneaster: erect or creeping shrubs having richly colored autumn foliage and many small white to pinkish flowers followed by tiny red or black fruits