keto

adjective
ke·to | \ˈkē-(ˌ)tō \

Definition of keto 

: of or relating to a ketone also : containing a ketone group

First Known Use of keto

1891, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of keto was in 1891

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keto

adjective
ke·to | \ˈkēt-(ˌ)ō \

Medical Definition of keto 

: of or relating to a ketone also : containing a ketone group

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