\ɹˈe͡ɪvhˈʊk], \ɹˈe‍ɪvhˈʊk], \ɹ_ˈeɪ_v_h_ˈʊ_k]\
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  • r[=a]v'-hook, n. a ripping-iron.
1908 - Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language
By Thomas Davidson

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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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