Keto definition

kētō, kētə
(organic chemistry) Derived from, substituted with, or involving a ketone.
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(chemistry) The carbonyl group of a ketone.
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(informal) Ketogenic.

A keto diet.

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Ketone; ketone group.

Ketosis.

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Ketone, of ketones.

Ketogenesis.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
keto
Plural:
ketos

Origin of keto

  • From ketone

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Reduced from ketone

    From Wiktionary