hydroxyprolinemia

[ hī-drŏk′sē-prōlĭ-nēmē-ə ]

n.

An inherited metabolic disorder characterized by high hydroxyproline concentrations in plasma and urine and severe mental retardation.

Nearby words

  1. hydroxylate,
  2. hydroxymethyl,
  3. hydroxynaphthalene,
  4. hydroxyphenyluria,
  5. hydroxyproline,
  6. hydroxytryptamine,
  7. hydroxyurea,
  8. hydroxyzine,
  9. hydrozincite,
  10. hydrozoan


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