[ kee-toh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌki toʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
the production of ketone bodies in the body, as in diabetes mellitus or low-carbohydrate weight-loss diets.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ketogenesiske·to·gen·ic, adjective
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Medical definitions for ketogenesis
[ kē′tō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs ]
The formation of ketone bodies, as in diabetes mellitus.
Other words from ketogenesiske′to•gen′ic adj.
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