phenylpyruvic oligophrenia

phenylpyruvic oligophrenia n PHENYLKETONURIA

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  • 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

  • phenylpyruvic oligophrenia — /fen l puy rooh vik, pi , feen /, Pathol. phenylketonuria. [PHENYL + PYRUVIC (ACID)] * * * …   Universalium

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

  • phenylketonuria — phenylketonuric, adj. /fen l kee toh noor ee euh, nyoor , feen /, n. Pathol. an inherited disease due to faulty metabolism of phenylalanine, characterized by phenylketones in the urine and usually first noted by signs of mental retardation in… …   Universalium

  • phenylketonuria (PKU) — or phenylpyruvic oligophrenia Inability to normally metabolize phenylalanine, the accumulation of which interferes with normal childhood development. Central nervous system effects include mental retardation and seizures (see epilepsy), with… …   Universalium

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