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alkaptonuria

noun al·kap·ton·uria

Medical Definition of alkaptonuria

  1. :  a rare recessive metabolic anomaly in humans marked by inability to complete the degradation of tyrosine and phenylalanine resulting in the presence of alkapton in the urine



Variants of alkaptonuria

or alcaptonuria \(ˌ)al-ˌkap-tə-ˈn(y)u̇rē-ə\play

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