acetabuloplasty ac·e·tab·u·lo·plas·ty (ās’ĭ-tāb’yə-lō-plās’tē)
Surgical repair of the acetabulum.
Also called diethylacetal. a colorless, volatile, sparingly water-soluble liquid, C 6 H 14 O 2 , having a nutlike aftertaste, obtained from acetaldehyde and ethyl alcohol: used chiefly as a solvent and in the manufacture of perfumes. any of a class of compounds of aldehydes with alcohols. noun 1,1-diethoxyethane; a colourless volatile liquid used as […]
a volatile, colorless, water-soluble liquid, C 2 H 4 O, having a pungent, fruitlike odor: used chiefly in the silvering of mirrors and in organic synthesis. Historical Examples The decomposition of pyruvic acid into acetaldehyde and carbon dioxide has already been fully discussed (Chapter VI). Alcoholic Fermentation Arthur Harden Starting in the one case with […]
a white, water-soluble, crystalline solid, C 2 H 5 NO, the of acetic acid: used chiefly in organic synthesis. noun a white or colourless soluble deliquescent crystalline compound, used in the manufacture of organic chemicals. Formula: CH3CONH2 acetamide (ə-sět’ə-mīd’, ās’ĭt-ām’īd’) The crystalline amide of acetic acid, used as a solvent and wetting agent and in […]