Prevention or reduction of ketosis either by decreased production or increased utilization of ketone bodies.

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an·ti·ke·to·gen·e·sis .ant-i-.kēt-ō-'jen-ə-səs, .an-.tī- n, pl -e·ses -.sēz the prevention or suppression of ketosis

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an·ti·ke·to·gen·e·sis (an″te-) (an″ti-ke″to-jenґə-sis) inhibition of the formation of ketone bodies.

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