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[ki-toh-sis] /kɪˈtoʊ sɪs/

noun, Pathology.
the accumulation of excessive ketones in the body, as in diabetic acidosis.
(pathol) a high concentration of ketone bodies in the blood Also called acetonaemia

1900, from keto-, comb. form of ketone, + -osis.

ketosis ke·to·sis (kē-tō’sĭs)
n. pl. ke·to·ses (-sēz)
A pathological increase in the production of ketone bodies, as in uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.


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