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- n. An excess of ketones in the blood, sometimes associated with lipolysis.
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- n. an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus
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In the dog the blood sugar rises from normal to 150 to 300 mg per cent; there is glycosuria; ketonemia and ketonuria increase; and there is polyuria and polydipsia.
Lactic acidosis should be suspected in any diabetic patient with metabolic acidosis lacking evidence of ketoacidosis (ketonuria and ketonemia).