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Definition of "keto" []

  • The carbonyl group of a ketone. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "keto" in a sentence
  • "As the doctor told us during that first day in hospital, the condition Jake was in, which is called keto-acidosis, when type 1 diabetes goes undiagnosed and unmanaged, should never happen to him again."
  • "I can’t find much info about this so-called keto-adaptation."
  • "Further metabolite profiling will be needed to examine specific KAA metabolites, such as keto-acyl-CoAs, which may affect the expression of lipogenesis-related nuclear receptors."