ketogenesis

noun
ke·​to·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌkē-tō-ˈje-nə-səs How to pronounce ketogenesis (audio) \

Definition of ketogenesis

: the production of ketone bodies (as in diabetes)

First Known Use of ketogenesis

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ketogenesis

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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ketogenesis

noun
ke·​to·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌkēt-ō-ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce ketogenesis (audio) \
plural ketogeneses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce ketogenesis (audio) \

Medical Definition of ketogenesis

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

Other Words from ketogenesis

ketogenic \ -​ˈjen-​ik How to pronounce ketogenesis (audio) \ adjective

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