glucose-galactose malabsorption

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glucose-galactose malabsorption

a disorder of transport clinically characterized by the neonatal onset of profuse, acidic, watery diarrhea leading to severe dehydration and death if untreated, resulting from a selective defect in the intestinal transport of glucose and galactose. It can be treated by a glucose- and galactose-free diet.
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