ketoaciduria

Excretion of urine having an elevated content of keto acid s.
- branched chain k. SYN: maple syrup urine disease.

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ke·to·ac·id·uria (ke″to-as″ĭ-duґre-ə) the presence of keto acids in the urine.

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