ketonize

verb
ke·​to·​nize
variants: or British ketonise \ ˈkē-​ˌtō-​ˌnīz How to pronounce ketonise (audio) \
ketonized or British ketonised; ketonizing or British ketonising

Medical Definition of ketonize

transitive verb

: to convert into a ketone

intransitive verb

: to become converted into a ketone

Other Words from ketonize

ketonization or British ketonisation \ ˌkēt-​ə-​nə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce ketonisation (audio) \ noun

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“Ketonize.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ketonize. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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