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ß-hydroxypropionic aciduria

Pronunciation: hi-drok'se-pro'pe-on'ik as'i-dyu're-a

Definition: Elevated levels of ß-hydroxypropionic acid in the urine; seen in defects in methylmalonic acid and propionate metabolism, as well as in ketotic hyperglycinemia syndrome.

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