ketogenesis


ke·to·gen·e·sis

noun \ˌkē-tō-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of KETOGENESIS

:  the production of ketone bodies (as in diabetes)
ke·to·gen·ic \-ˈje-nik\ adjective

Origin of KETOGENESIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1915

ke·to·gen·e·sis

noun \ˌkēt-ō-ˈjen-ə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ke·to·gen·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of KETOGENESIS

: the production of ketone bodies (as in diabetes mellitus)
ke·to·gen·ic \-ˈjen-ik\ adjective

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