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isovaleric acidemia

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noun isovaleric ac·i·de·mia \-ˌas-ə-ˈdē-mē-ə\

Medical Definition of isovaleric acidemia

  1. :  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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