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Medical Term:

3-methylglutaconic aciduria

Pronunciation: meth'il-glu'ta-kon'ik as'i-dyu're-a

Definition: Elevated levels of 3-methylglutaconic acid in the urine. An inherited disorder the mild form of which is a result of a deficiency of 3-methylglutaconyl-CoA hydratase, leading to delayed speech development.

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