Pronunciation: dī-as′ĕ-til, dī-as′ĕ-tăl
1. A yellow liquid, (CH3CO)2, having the pungent odor of quinone and carrying the aromas of coffee, vinegar, butter, and other foods; a byproduct of carbohydrate degradation.
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