keto-


a combining form representing ketone in compound words: ketolysis.

Nearby words

  1. kete,
  2. ketene,
  3. keto,
  4. keto acid,
  5. keto form,
  6. keto-enol tautomerism,
  7. ketoacidosis,
  8. ketoaciduria,
  9. ketoconazole,
  10. ketogenesis

Also especially before a vowel, ket-.

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British Dictionary definitions for keto-

keto-

before a vowel ket-

combining form

indicating that a chemical compound is a ketone or is derived from a ketoneketose; ketoxime
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Medicine definitions for keto-

keto-

pref.

Ketone; ketone group:ketosis.

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