1915, in the meaning defined above
keto- + genesis, probably after German Ketogenese
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“Ketogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ketogenesis. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.
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