ketoaciduria


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Related to ketoaciduria: branched chain ketoaciduria, Ketoacidemia

ketoaciduria

 [ke″to-as″ĭ-du´re-ah]
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.

ke·to·ac·i·du·ri·a

(kē'tō-as'i-dyū'rē-ă),
Excretion of urine having an elevated content of keto acids.

ketoaciduria

/ke·to·ac·id·uria/ (-as″ĭ-du´re-ah) the presence of keto acids in the urine.
branched-chain ketoaciduria  maple syrup urine disease.

ketoaciduria

[-as′idoo͡r′ē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, keton + L, acidus, sour; Gk, ouron, urine
presence in the urine of excessive amounts of ketone bodies, occurring as a result of uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, starvation, or any other metabolic condition in which fats are rapidly catabolized. The condition can be diagnosed with a dipstick reagent or acetone test tablet. Also called ketonuria. See also Acetest, ketosis. ketoaciduric, adj.

ketoaciduria

(1) The presence of ketones in the urine; i.e., ketonuria. 
(2) Maple syrup urine disease, see there.

ke·to·ac·i·du·ri·a

(kē'tō-as-i-dyūr'ē-ă)
Excretion of urine having an elevated level of ketonic acids.

ketoaciduria (kēˈ·tō·a·s·dōōˑ·rē·),

n the presence of a large amount of ketone bodies in a person's urine due to diabetes mellitus, starvation, or a metabolic condition wherein fats are quickly catabolized. Also called
ketonuria.

ke·to·ac·i·du·ri·a

(kē'tō-as-i-dyūr'ē-ă)
Excretion of urine with elevated content of keto acids.

ketoaciduria

the presence of keto acids in the urine.