[tahy-roh-si-noh-sis, tir-oh-]

noun Pathology.

a condition characterized by abnormally large amounts of tyrosine in the urine, caused by faulty metabolism.

Origin of tyrosinosis

First recorded in 1930–35; tyrosine + -osis
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tyrosinosis in Medicine




A rare, possibly inherited disorder of tyrosine metabolism characterized by enhanced urinary excretion of certain metabolites upon ingestion of tyrosine.
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