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phytosterolemia

Pronunciation: fi'to-ste'ro-lem'e-a

Definition: An inherited disorder in which hyperabsorption of phytosterols and shellfish sterols results in tendon and tuberous xanthomata.

Synonym(s): sitosterolemia

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