keto

adjective
ke·​to | \ ˈkē-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce keto (audio) \

Definition of keto

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

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Those compounds are what cause keto breath: a metallic-tasting, somewhat stinky side effect. Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "9 Keto Diet Dangers Nutritionists Want You to Know About," 2 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of keto

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for keto

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The first known use of keto was in 1891

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keto

adjective
ke·​to | \ ˈkēt-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce keto (audio) \

Medical Definition of keto

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

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