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KETOSIS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does ketosis mean? 

KETOSIS (noun)
  The noun KETOSIS has 1 sense:

1. an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus

  Familiarity information: KETOSIS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


KETOSIS (noun)


Sense 1ketosis [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

acetonemia; ketonemia; ketosis

Hypernyms ("ketosis" is a kind of...):

symptom ((medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease)


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