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Ketoacidosis - The accumulation of ketone bodies along with high acid levels in the body fluids. Ketoacidosis can be a serious complication of diabetes mellitus.

Ketogenic diet - A high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet. The use of fat as a preferential energy source leads to a build up of ketone molecules. The Ketogenic diet is sometimes used for the treatment of children with epilepsy or severe seizure disorders.

Ketones - Organic compounds that occur when fats are broken down for energy.

Ketosis - When the level of ketones in the body is increased because of abnormal fat metabolism.

Kidney - One of a pair of organs located on the left and right side of the abdomen near the spinal column. It is used to regulate acid concentration and maintain water balance in the body by excreting urine.

Kidney stone - A solid deposit of crystalline material in the kidney. Kidney stones can occur because of dietary factors like high protein, sodium and sugar intake or low fluid intake.

Kilocalorie - The energy required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree Celsius at sea level.

Killer-cell - A type of white blood cell or lymphocyte that helps protect the body from infection.

Krebs cycle - A cellular reaction of aerobic organisms that break down numerous nutrients and provide the building blocks for other molecules
  

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