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the presence of ketone bodies in the urine; this condition is common in uncontrolled diabetes mellitus but can also occur anytime the body begins to break down fatty tissue to provide energy, as in starvation. Called also ketonuria.
branched-chain ketoaciduria maple syrup urine disease.
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Excretion of urine having an elevated content of keto acids.
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ketoaciduria(1) The presence of ketones in the urine; i.e., ketonuria.
(2) Maple syrup urine disease, see there.
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Excretion of urine having an elevated level of ketonic acids.
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Excretion of urine with elevated content of keto acids.
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