porphyria definition

  • noun:
    • some of a number of conditions of porphyrin metabolism, frequently genetic, described as the clear presence of huge amounts of porphyrins inside blood and urine.
    • Any of several frequently genetic abnormalities of porphyrin metabolic rate described as excretion of extra porphyrins in urine.
    • a genetic abnormality of metabolic process causing abdominal discomforts and mental confusion

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