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Pronunciation: ti'ro-sil-yu're-a

Definition: Enhanced urinary excretion of certain metabolites of tyrosine, such as p-hydroxyphenylpyruvic acid; present in tyrosinosis, scurvy, pernicious anemia, and other diseases.

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