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- n. Abnormal acidity of the blood.
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- n. Alternative form of acidaemia.
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- n. a blood disorder characterized by an increased concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which falls below 7 on the pH scale)
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Organic acidopathies (propionic acidemia, methylmalonic acidemia, biotinidase deficiency, phenylketonuria (PKU) and other disorders)
His diagnosis: a rare but treatable disease called isovaleric acidemia (IVA), marked by the body's inability to metabolize an amino acid found in dietary protein.
Autumn was born with a rare metabolic disorder called Argininosuccinic acidemia, and lived with the disease, which causes a toxic buildup of ammonia in the blood, for 22 months before it was detected by doctors at UCLA.
Michael's parents discovered that he suffered from glutaric acidemia 1, an enzyme deficiency disorder, when he was 11 months old.
In June, Scott the health scare they suffered last fall when daughter Bailey DeLuca received a positive result for a potentially deadly metabolic disorder known as glutaric acidemia type 1 (