[kee-toh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌki toʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
the production of ketone bodies in the body, as in diabetes mellitus or low-carbohydrate weight-loss diets.
(med) forming or able to stimulate the production of ketone bodies: a ketogenic diet

ketogenesis ke·to·gen·e·sis (kē’tō-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
The formation of ketone bodies, as in diabetes mellitus.
ke’to·gen’ic adj.


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