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ketogenesis

[ kee-toh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌki toʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
the production of ketone bodies in the body, as in diabetes mellitus or low-carbohydrate weight-loss diets.

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Origin of ketogenesis

First recorded in 1910–15; keto- + genesis

OTHER WORDS FROM ketogenesis

ke·to·gen·ic, adjective
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