hypervalinemia

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hypervalinemia

 [hi″per-val″ĭ-ne´me-ah]
an inborn error of metabolism characterized by elevated levels of valine in the blood and urine and by failure to thrive.

hy·per·val·i·ne·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-val'i-nē'mē-ă),
Abnormally high plasma concentrations of valine, a common finding in maple syrup urine disease.

hypervalinemia

/hy·per·val·i·ne·mia/ (-val″ĭ-ne´me-ah)
1. an aminoacidopathy characterized by elevated levels of valine in the plasma and urine with failure to thrive.
2. elevated level of valine in the plasma.

hypervalinemia

[hī′pərval′inē′mē·ə]
1 an autosomal-recessive aminoacidopathy, probably caused by a defect in an enzyme necessary for valine catabolism, characterized by elevated levels of valine in the plasma and urine and by failure to thrive.
2 elevated levels of valine in the plasma. Hypervalinemia is often associated with maple sugar urine disease. Also called valinemia.

hy·per·val·i·ne·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-val'i-nē'mē-ă)
Abnormally high plasma concentrations of valine, a common finding in maple syrup urine disease.
Synonym(s): hypervalinaemia.