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Pronunciation: hi'per-pip'e-ko'la-me-a

Definition: A metabolic disorder in which serum concentration of pipecolic acid is greatly increased; characterized by hepatomegaly and progressive generalized demyelination of the nervous system.

Synonym(s): hyperpipecolic acidemia

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