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ketonemia Syllabification: ke·to·ne·mi·a
Pronunciation: /ˌkēdəˈnēmēə/
(British ketonaemia)

Definition of ketonemia in English:


The presence of an abnormally high concentration of ketone bodies in the blood.
Example sentences
  • Seriously ill patients are easy to detect clinically, but well-appearing diabetic patients who present with vague symptoms such as malaise, nausea and hyperglycemia with ketonemia are more difficult to identify.

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