Tyrosinemia

Tyrosinemia (or `Tyrosinaemia`) is an error of metabolism, usually inborn, in which the body cannot effectively break down the amino acid tyrosine. Symptoms include liver and kidney disturbances and mental retardation. Untreated, tyrosinemia can be fatal. Most inborn forms of tyrosinemia produce hypertyrosinemia (high levels of tyrosine). ==Type.....
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tyrosinemia

(ti″ro-sĭ-ne┬┤me-ә) any of a group of aminoacidopathies consisting of defective metabolism of tyrosine and its buildup in the body, as well as urinary excretion of related metabolites. type I tyrosinemia either of two autosomal recessive types of tyrosinemia characterized ...
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tyrosinemia

noun autosomal recessive defect in tyrosine metabolism resulting in liver and kidney disturbances and mental retardation
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tyrosinemia

inherited inability of the body to metabolize normally the amino acid tyrosine. In the normal metabolic pathway of tyrosine, ... [1 related articles]
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tyrosinemia

Type: Term Pronunciation: tī′rō-si-nē′mē-ă Definitions: 1. A group of autosomal recessively inherited disorders of tyrosine metabolism associated with elevated blood concentration of tyrosine, and enhanced urinary excretion of tyrosine and tyrosyl compounds. Type I tyrosinemia, due to deficiency of fumarylacetoa...
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Tyrosinemia

Tyrosinemia: A genetic disorder involving the metabolism of the amino acid tyrosine characterized by abnormally high levels of tyrosine in blood (hypertyrosinemia) and urine (tyrosinuria). There are several different forms of tyrosinemia. The classic form, tyrosinemia type I, is due to deficiency of an enzyme called fumarylacetoacetic hydrolase, th...
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tyrosinemia

[n] - autosomal recessive defect in tyrosine metabolism resulting in liver and kidney disturbances and mental retardation
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