any of several ellipsoidal or rodshaped aerobic bacteria of the genus Acetobacter, certain species of which are used in making vinegar.
acetohexamide acetohexamide ac·e·to·hex·am·ide (ās’ĭ-tō-hěk’sə-mīd’, ə-sē’tō-) n. An oral hypoglycemic agent that stimulates insulin secretion by the pancreas.
- Acetohydroxamic acid
acetohydroxamic acid acetohydroxamic acid ac·e·to·hy·drox·a·mic acid (ās’ĭ-tō-hī’drŏk-sām’ĭk, ə-sē’to-) n. An inhibitor of urease, used to treat a chronic urinary infection.
a yellowish, pleasant-smelling liquid, C 4 H 8 O 2 , obtained from various carbohydrates, as glucose, by fermentation: used chiefly in the manufacture of flavors and essences.
acetomenaphthane acetomenaphthane ac·e·to·me·naph·thane (ās’ĭ-tō-mə-nāf’thān’, ə-sē’tō-) n. A vitamin K analogue used to treat and prevent hypoprothrombinemia caused by vitamin K deficiency. Also called menadiol diacetate.