Ketonuria definition

kētōnyo͝orēə, kētōnyyo͝orēə
An excess of ketone bodies in the urine.
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The presence of ketone bodies in the urine, occurring as a result of increased metabolism of fats rather than carbohydrates.
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(medicine) A medical condition in which ketone bodies are present in the urine.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
ketonuria
Plural:
ketonurias

Origin of ketonuria

  • From ketone +‎ -uria.

    From Wiktionary