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ketonuria

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noun ke·ton·uria \ˌkēt-ə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of ketonuria

  1. :  the presence of excess ketone bodies in the urine in conditions (as diabetes mellitus and starvation acidosis) involving reduced or disturbed carbohydrate metabolism—called also acetonuria


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