Ketolysis



[ki-tol-uh-sis] /kɪˈtɒl ə sɪs/

noun, plural ketolyses
[ki-tol-uh-seez] /kɪˈtɒl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA). Chemistry.
1.
the breaking down of ketones.

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