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4-hydroxybutyric aciduria

Pronunciation: hi-drok'se-byu-tir'ik as'i-du're-a

Definition: Elevated levels of 4-hydroxybutyrate in the urine. An inherited disorder that can lead to hypotonia and mental retardation.

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