ketogeneses

ketogenesis

[kee-toh-jen-uh-sis]
noun Medicine/Medical.
the production of ketone bodies in the body, as in diabetes mellitus or low-carbohydrate weight-loss diets.

Origin:
1910–15; keto- + genesis

ketogenic, adjective
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ketogenesis ke·to·gen·e·sis (kē'tō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation of ketone bodies, as in diabetes mellitus.


ke'to·gen'ic adj.
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