Ketogenesis definitions

kē'tō-jĕn'ĭ-sĭs
The formation of ketone bodies, as occurs in diabetes mellitus.
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The formation of ketones, such as acetone, in the body as a result of the incomplete oxidation of organic compounds such as fatty acids or carbohydrates.
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The formation of ketone bodies, as occurs in diabetes mellitus.
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(physiology, biochemistry) The metabolic breakdown of fatty acids to produce ketone bodies.
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Origin of ketogenesis

keto- +‎ -genesis