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Medical Term:

β-aminoisobutyric acid

Pronunciation: ă-mē′nō-ī′sō-bū-tēr′ik as′id

Definition: An end product of thymine catabolism; high urinary levels (200–300 mg/day) have been noted in some people, either from some disease process or following a genetic pattern.

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