<biochemistry> A form of ketoacidosis that results from the overuse of alcohol.
A metabolic derangement that occurs when their is an over abundance of ketone bodies (acetone) in the bloodstream.
Conditions that encourage the body to begin metabolising fats result in a buildup of ketones in the bloodstream with resultant acidosis (acidifying the blood).
(27 Sep 1997)
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