• Definition for "maple syrup urine disease"
    • branched-chain ketoaciduria, an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder influencing…
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    • A hereditary illness that's as a…
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maple syrup urine disease definition

  • noun:
    • branched-chain ketoaciduria, an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder influencing branched-chain proteins and resulting in the urine to own a distinctive nice odour
    • an inherited condition of k-calorie burning when the urine has a odor feature of maple syrup; if untreated it may trigger psychological retardation and demise in early childhood
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