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KERNEL

The whole grain of a cereal. The meats of nuts and drupes (single stoned fruits).


KETOSIS

A condition characterized by a lack of appetite, especially for concentrates and an abnormally high concentration of ketone bodies (e.g., acetone, hydroxy-butyrate) in the blood. Ketosis or acetonemia occurs when the cow mobilizes large amounts of body reserves in early lactation.


KILO CALORIE (KCAL)

One thousand calories.