protein-losing enteropathy

n.

Increased enteric loss of serum protein, especially albumin, causing hypoproteinemia.

Nearby words

  1. protein s,
  2. protein structure,
  3. protein synthesis,
  4. protein-bound iodine,
  5. protein-bound iodine test,
  6. proteinase,
  7. proteinoid,
  8. proteinosis,
  9. proteins,
  10. proteinuria


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