Definition of acetonaemia in English:

acetonaemia

noun

  • another term for ketosis
    • ‘In addition to calcium, it contains dextrose to assist with complication from acetonaemia.’
    • ‘The major problem is to differentiate indigestion from acetonaemia and traumatic reticuloperitonitis.’
    • ‘The clinical characteristics of acetonaemia are hypoglycaemia, depressed appetite, with high levels of serum fatty acids and ketones.’
    • ‘The signs of anaemia and acetonaemia are general appetite loss and various indications of general lethargy in the cow.’
    • ‘In patients undergoing treatment for alcoholism, the medication may also give rise to a number of other side-effects, such as an unpleasant taste, gastrointestinal upsets, body odour, bad breath, headache, impotence, acetonaemia, restlessness, dizziness and occasional allergic dermatitis.’

Pronunciation:

acetonaemia

/ˌasɪtə(ʊ)ˈniːmɪə/