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ketolysis

[ki-tol-uh-sis] /kɪˈtɒl ə sɪs/
noun, plural ketolyses
[ki-tol-uh-seez] /kɪˈtɒl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA).
Chemistry
1.
the breaking down of ketones.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; keto- + -lysis
Related forms
ketolytic
[keet-l-it-ik] /ˌkit lˈɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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