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increased circulating ketone body level (MP:0002575)
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decreased circulating ketone body level  
increased circulating ketone body level  
greater than the normal amount of acetoacetate, 3-hydroxybutyrate (beta-hydroxybutyrate) and/or acetone in the blood, which are produced by fatty acid and carbohydrate metabolism and seen in conditions such as starvation and diabetes mellitus

Exact Synonyms: elevated circulating ketone body level ;   hyperketonaemia ;   hyperketonemia
Narrow Synonyms: elevated plasma ketone body level ;   elevated serum ketone body level
Definition Sources: ISBN:0-683-40008-8

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