ketolysis

ketolysis
\\kēˈtäləsə̇s\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from ket- + -lysis
: the decomposition of ketones

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ketolytic /keet'l it"ik/, adj.
/ki tol"euh sis/, n., pl. ketolyses /-seez'/. Chem.
the breaking down of ketones.
[1935-40; KETO- + -LYSIS]

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  • ketolysis — ketolytic /keet l it ik/, adj. /ki tol euh sis/, n., pl. ketolyses / seez /. Chem. the breaking down of ketones. [1935 40; KETO + LYSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ketolysis — ke·tol·y·sis kē täl ə səs n, pl y·ses .sēz the decomposition of ketones ke·to·lyt·ic .kēt ō lit ik adj * * * ke·tol·y·sis (ke tolґə sis) [ketone + lysis] the cleavage of ketone bodies. ketolytic adj …   Medical dictionary

  • ketolysis — n. dissolution of ketone bodies (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ketolysis — ke·tol·y·sis …   English syllables

  • keto- — a combining form representing ketone in compound words: ketolysis. Also, esp. before a vowel, ket . * * * …   Universalium

  • ketolytic — |kēd.ə|lid.ik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ket + lytic : of, relating to, or characterized by ketolysis …   Useful english dictionary

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