phenylpyruvic amentia

phenylpyruvic amentia n PHENYLKETONURIA

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  • phenylpyruvic amentia — noun or phenylpyruvic oligophrenia : phenylketonuria …   Useful english dictionary

  • phenylpyruvic oligophrenia — I. noun see phenylketonuria II. noun see phenylpyruvic amentia * * * /fen l puy rooh vik, pi , feen /, Pathol. phenylketonuria. [PHENYL + PYRUVIC (ACID)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • amentia — 1. SYN: mental retardation. 2. SYN: dementia. [L. madness, fr. ab, from, + mens, mind] nevoid a. SYN: Brushfield Wyatt disease. phenylpyruvic a. a. accompanied by the appearance of phenylpyruvate in the urine. * * * amen·tia ( )ā men ch(ē )ə, (… …   Medical dictionary

  • phenylketonuria — Autosomal recessively inherited inborn error of metabolism of phenylalanine characterized by deficiency of 1) phenylalanine hydroxylase [MIM*261600] caused by mutation in the phenylalanine hydroxylase gene ( …   Medical dictionary

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