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  • abbreviation phenylketonuria

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  • initialism phenylketonuria

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  • noun a genetic disorder of metabolism; lack of the enzyme needed to turn phenylalanine into tyrosine results in an accumulation of phenylalanine in the body fluids which causes various degrees of mental deficiency

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