alkaptonuria definition

  • noun:
    • A rare passed down hereditary condition of phenylalanine and tyrosine k-calorie burning, inducing the buildup and eventual excretion of alkapton.
    • the clear presence of alkapton into the urine whenever voided: an uncommon metabolic anomaly. Also alcaptonuria.
    • an uncommon recessive metabolic anomaly marked by ochronosis while the presence of alkapton inside urine

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