Definition of ketogenesis in English:

ketogenesis

Pronunciation /ˌkēdəˈjenəsəs/ /ˌkidəˈdʒɛnəsəs/

noun

Physiology
  • The production of ketone bodies during the metabolism of fats.

    ‘deficiencies in this enzyme lead to reduced fatty acid oxidation and ketogenesis’

Origin

Early 20th century from ketone + genesis.

Pronunciation

ketogenesis

/ˌkēdəˈjenəsəs/ /ˌkidəˈdʒɛnəsəs/