Meaning of acetoacetate in English:

acetoacetate

noun

Chemistry
  • A salt or ester, or the anion, of acetoacetic acid.

    The acetoacetate anion is CH₃OCH₂COO−.

Pronunciation

acetoacetate

/əˈsiːtəʊˌasɪteɪt/ /ˈasɪtəʊˌasɪteɪt/

Origin

Late 19th century. From aceto- + acetate.