isovalericacidemia


isovalericacidemia

isovalericacidemia [ī′sō-və-lîr′ĭ-kăs′ĭ-dē′mē-ə, -lĕr′-] n.

  1. An inherited disorder of leucine metabolism marked by excessive production of isovaleric acid upon protein ingestion or during infectious episodes and resulting in severe metabolic acidosis.

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