ketoacidosis

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(kēt″ō-as″ĭ-dō′sĭs )

[ keto- + acidosis]
Acidosis due to an excess of ketone bodies. It occurs in individuals who do not produce adequate insulin to sustain normal fat metabolism. Symptoms typically include nausea, vomiting, excessive urination, rapid breathing, and dehydration.

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