noun, plural ke·tol·y·ses [ki-tol-uh-seez] /kɪˈtɒl əˌsiz/. Chemistry.
the breaking down of ketones.
Origin of ketolysis
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Relating to or causing the decomposition of ketones. Used especially of the oxidation products of glucose and similar substances.
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