[ sĭt′rə-lə-nē′mē-ə, sĭ-trŭl′ə- ]
A disease of amino acid metabolism in which there are elevated levels of citrulline in the blood, urine, and cerebrospinal fluid; it is manifested clinically by vomiting, ammonia intoxication, and mental retardation beginning in infancy.
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