isovaleric acidemia


isovaleric ac·​i·​de·​mia -ˌas-ə-ˈdē-mē-ə How to pronounce isovaleric acidemia (audio)
: a metabolic disorder characterized by the presence of an abnormally high concentration of isovaleric acid in the blood causing acidosis, coma, and an unpleasant body odor

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“Isovaleric acidemia.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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