noun (pl) kete
(NZ) a basket woven from flax
[kee-teen] /ˈki tin/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, poisonous gas, C 2 H 2 O, irritating to the lungs, prepared from acetone or acetic acid by pyrolysis: used chiefly in the manufacture of certain commercial chemicals, as acetic anhydride and aspirin. /ˈkiːtiːn; ˈkɛt-/ noun 1. a colourless irritating toxic gas used as an acetylating agent […]
[kee-toh] /ˈki toʊ/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or derived from a ketone. 1. a combining form representing ketone, in compound words: ketolysis. combining form 1. indicating that a chemical compound is a ketone or is derived from a ketone: ketose, ketoxime keto- or ket- pref. Ketone; ketone group: ketosis.
ketoacidosis ke·to·ac·i·do·sis (kē’tō-ās’ĭ-dō’sĭs) n. Acidosis caused by the increased production of ketone bodies, as in diabetic acidosis.
ketoaciduria ke·to·ac·i·du·ri·a (kē’tō-ās’ĭ-dur’ē-ə, -dyur’-) n. Excessive amounts of keto acids in the urine.