Hartnup disease

noun

Hart·​nup disease ˈhärt-ˌnəp- How to pronounce Hartnup disease (audio)
: an inherited metabolic disease that is caused by abnormalities of the renal tubules and is characterized especially by aminoaciduria involving only monocarboxylic monoamines, a dry red scaly rash, and episodic muscular incoordination due to the effects of the disease on the cerebellum

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“Hartnup disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Hartnup%20disease. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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