Medical Dictionary

hyperprolinemia

noun hy·per·pro·lin·emia
variants: or chiefly British

hyperprolinaemia

\-ˌprō-lə-ˈnē-mē-ə\play

Medical Definition of hyperprolinemia

  1. :  a hereditary metabolic disorder characterized by an abnormally high concentration of proline in the blood and often associated with mental retardation


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