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Medical Term:

Barth syndrome

Pronunciation: barth

Definition: an X-linked syndrome characterized by poor growth, neutropenia, cardiomyopathy, and excess excretion of 3-methylglutaconic acid in the urine; some patients also show skeletal muscle weakness.

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