ketonuria

noun
ke·​ton·​uria | \ ˌkēt-ə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce ketonuria (audio) \

Medical Definition of ketonuria

: 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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“Ketonuria.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ketonuria. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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