: a metabolic defect characterized by excretion of excessive amounts of cystine in the urine and inherited as an autosomal recessive trait
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Recent Examples on the WebCystine stones Cystine stones are due to a genetic disorder called cystinuria that causes the amino acid cystine to leak out of the kidneys and into the urine, the NIDDK explains.
Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 12 Nov. 2019
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: a metabolic defect that is characterized by excretion of excessive amounts of cystine in the urine and sometimes by the formation of calculi in the urinary tract and is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait