Pronunciation: gli-kol'ik as'i-du're-a
Definition: Excessive excretion of glycolic acid in the urine; a primary metabolic defect due to deficiency of 2-hydroxy-3-oxoadipate carboxylase, resulting in excretion of glycolic and oxalic acids, leading to the clinical syndrome of oxalosis.
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.