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Meaning of ketogenesis

ke•to•gen•e•sis

Pronunciation: (kē"tō-jen'u-sis), [key]
— n. Med.
  1. the production of ketone bodies in the body, as in diabetes mellitus or low-carbohydrate weight-loss diets.
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