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And compared with the rest of Europe, the Irish have higher rates of cystic fibrosis, celiac disease, and galactosemia, a serious metabolic disorder that prevents the breakdown of sugars in dairy, legumes, and organ meats.
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medical Definition of galactosemia
- … there might someday be a panel of simultaneous tests for cystic fibrosis, phenylketonuria and galactosemia, three of the most important genetic disorders among white Americans.
- —Harold M. Schmeck, Jr., The New York Times, 18 Oct. 1983
galactosemicor chiefly British galactosaemic play \-mik\ adjective
- galactosemic infants
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