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noun al·kap·ton·uria

Medical Definition of ALKAPTONURIA

:  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


al·kap·ton·uria or al·cap·ton·uria \(ˌ)al-ˌkap-tə-ˈn(y)rē-ə\
June 30, 2015
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