What is ACETONE?

Written by Pam MS, NCSP | Fact checked by Psychology Dictionary staff 

noun. a drab, gaseous fluid with a sugary scent that develops when large sums pool in the blood and liquid waste of individuals with diabetes or other metabolic illnesses.

ACETONE: "Most people are unaware that acetone is a naturally-occurring compound in the blood and urine, not just a chemical used to remove nail polish."

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