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ketogenesis

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noun ke·to·gen·e·sis \ˌkē-tō-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of ketogenesis

  1. :  the production of ketone bodies (as in diabetes)

ke·to·gen·ic play \-ˈje-nik\ adjective


Origin of ketogenesis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1915


Medical Dictionary

ketogenesis

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noun ke·to·gen·e·sis \ˌkēt-ō-ˈjen-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of ketogenesis

plural ke·to·gen·e·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  the production of ketone bodies (as in diabetes mellitus)

  2. ke·to·gen·ic \-ˈjen-ik\play adjective




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