ketolysis


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ketolysis

 [ke-tol´ĭ-sis]
the splitting up of ketone bodies. adj., adj ketolyt´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ketolysis

(kē-tŏl′ĭ-sĭs) [″ + Gr. lysis, dissolution]
The dissolution of acetone or ketone bodies.
ketolytic, adjective
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