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Medical Term:

ornithinemia

Pronunciation: or'ni-thi-ne'me-a

Definition: A toxic condition occasionally producing localized cerebral swelling, caused by abnormal amounts of ornithine in the blood.

[ornithine + G. haima, blood]

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