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inborn

 [in´born]
1. genetically determined, and present at birth; see also inborn error of metabolism.

in·born

(in'bōrn),
Initiated during development in utero. In the specific context of inborn error of metabolism, it connotes a genetic disruption of an enzyme. See: inborn error of metabolism.
Synonym(s): innate

inborn

/in·born/ (in´born″)
1. genetically determined, and present at birth.

inborn

(ĭn′bôrn′)
adj.
Existing naturally or by heredity rather than being learned through experience: "Flight is an inborn skill; young birds don't have to learn how" (Marie Read).

inborn

[in′bôrn]
Etymology: L, in, within; AS, beran, to bear
innate; acquired or occurring during intrauterine life, with reference to both normally inherited traits and developmental or genetically transmitted anomalies. See also congenital, hereditary, inborn error of metabolism.

in·born

(in'bōrn)
Implanted during development in utero. In the specific context of inborn error of metabolism, it connotes a genetic disruption of an enzyme.
See: inborn errors of metabolism
Synonym(s): innate.

inborn

Of qualities or characteristics that are genetically determined rather than being acquired after conception.

inborn

congenital; inherited or acquired before birth.

inborn error of metabolism
congenital disorders of metabolism. Includes cystinuria, fucosidosis, citrullinemia, mannosidosis, tyrosinemia and glycogenosis.
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Awareness of good food practices, proper understanding of food labels and ingredients and regular monitoring can help in a long way in keeping Inborn Errors of Metabolism controlled and improving quality of life.
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While dietary restriction of phenylalanine still remains the mainstay of treatment, PKU is an active area of research, and new treatment options that may reduce the burden of a difficult and limiting diet in these patients and their families are emerging" said Professor Nenad Blau , Scientific Organizer, Division of Inborn Metabolic Diseases University Children's Hospital Heidelberg, Germany.
Unexplained jaundice in the neonatal period is a feature of the clinical presentation of inborn errors of metabolism in the neonatal period.
We're told that this is an inborn, inherent, immutable, born-that-way-characteristic.
Thus, in such cytopenias, inborn errors of branched-chain amino acid metabolism, like IVA, should be kept in mind.
In the seven kingdom medieval fantasy world of Katsa and Prince Po a 'grace' is an inborn gift.
This is to ensure that the inborn diseases are immediately picked up at birth so that early treatment can be given and anticipatory care provided.
The field of inborn errors of metabolism, that now includes more than 40 different diseases, began in the very early part of the 20th century when Archibald Garrod, a British Physician studied the urine in a group of a few families that had a rare disease.
It was a pity that he didn't mention the inborn bias that some refs have consistently shown over the years.