Medical Dictionary

alkaptonuria

noun al·kap·ton·uria
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alcaptonuria

\(ˌ)al-ˌkap-tə-ˈn(y)u̇rē-ə\play

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


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