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ke·to·sis

 (kē-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. ke·to·ses (-sēz)
A pathological increase in the production of ketone bodies.

ke·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.
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ketosis

(kɪˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Veterinary Science) pathol a high concentration of ketone bodies in the blood. Also called: acetonaemia
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ke•to•sis

(kɪˈtoʊ sɪs)

n.
the accumulation of excessive ketone bodies in the blood and urine.
[1917; ket(one) + -osis]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ketosis - an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitusketosis - an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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ke·to·sis

n. cetosis, producción excesiva de cuerpos acetónicos como resultado del metabolismo incompleto de ácidos lípidos; acidosis.
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According to the company, research demonstrates supplemental niacin reduces metabolic problems in dairy herds like ketosis and can result in increased milk production and healthier cows.
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