Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
word element, ketone group.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
keto-, ket- [Formed fm ketone]
Prefixes meaning containing a ketone group, e.g., ketoacidosis, ketosis, ketolysis.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners