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keto

[kee-toh] /ˈki toʊ/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
of or derived from a ketone.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; independent use of keto-

keto-

1.
a combining form representing ketone, in compound words:
ketolysis.
Also, especially before a vowel, ket-.
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British Dictionary definitions for keto

keto-

combining form
1.
indicating that a chemical compound is a ketone or is derived from a ketone ketose, ketoxime
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keto in Medicine

keto- or ket-
pref.
Ketone; ketone group: ketosis.

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