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propionicacidemia in Medicine

propionicacidemia

(prō′pē-ŏn′ĭ-kăs′ĭ-dēmē-ə)
n.
  1. An abnormally high concentration of propionic acid in the blood, caused by the deficiency of an enzyme and characterized by vomiting, lethargy, ketoacidosis, and leukopenia.
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