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Ketosis

Definition(s)

A condition characterized by an abnormally elevated concentration of ketone bodies in the body tissues and fluids. It is a complication of diabetes mellitus and starvation. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: May 18, 2015