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Medical Term:

p-hydroxyphenylacetate

Pronunciation: hi-droks'e-fen'il-as'e-tat

Definition: A minor side product of l-tyrosine degradation that is elevated in the urine in cases of neonatal tyrosinemia and in type II tyrosinemia.

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