\ɡlˈa͡ɪkəfˌɔːmə͡l], \ɡlˈa‍ɪkəfˌɔːmə‍l], \ɡ_l_ˈaɪ_k_ə_f_ˌɔː_m_əl]\
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1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
By Smith Ely Jelliffe

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Diabetic Ketosis

  • Complication diabetes from severe insulin deficiency coupled with an absolute or relative increase in concentration. metabolic acidosis is caused by breakdown of adipose stores and resulting increased levels free fatty acids. Glucagon accelerates the oxidation acids producing excess ketone bodies (ketosis).
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