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trimethylaminuria

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  • n. A rare metabolic disorder that causes a defect in enzyme production and consequent body odour.

Etymologies

trimethylamine +‎ -uria (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Almost 40 years passed before Ms. Marshall, through her own research, learned about a metabolic disorder called trimethylaminuria, or TMAU.

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  • The bottom line is, if you're the kind of person who thinks that because some people smell bad due to a certain genetic disease (trimethylaminuria, p. 64) it follows that Darwinian processes made the eye, this is the book for you.

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  • Need help my 5 year old has been diagnosed with secondary trimethylaminuria, she gets a smell on her breath?

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  • in Philadelphia found that 118 of 353 people who complained of bad body odor had trimethylaminuria - a metabolic disorder caused by a mutation in a single gene, FMO3.

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