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urea cycle disorder

Any disorder in which the body is unable to excrete waste nitrogen–ammonia–resulting in mental and behavioral dysfunction, coma, death

urea cycle disorder

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UCD

Any of six inherited disorders in which an enzyme in the urea cycle is missing or nonfunctional, resulting in the accumulation of excess ammonia in the bloodstream. Lethargy, failure to thrive, nausea and vomiting, encephalopathy, and coma are common symptoms, esp. in newborns.
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Shocking defending a minute into the second half gifted UCD their third goal.
But four UCD points in the run in, including two from Liam Casey, secured a battling win for Divilly's side.
The UCD Institute for Sport and Health was set up in 2006 under its present director, Professor Colin Boreham, with the specific aim of optimising sporting performance and health for UCD and its wider community through the generation, application and sharing of scientific knowledge.
Five partial Global Graduate Scholarships, 50 tuition scholarships worth `1.6 lakh for post graduate courses, two fully funded Government of Ireland scholarships complete with a stipend of `8.4 lakh and five partial tuition scholarships for candidates applying for MSc programmes at the university's UCD Smurfit School of Business.
The domain models created through the methods used by the UCD team are used by software developers to write mission process Web services and, by human factors engineers, to design supervisory control and decision-support user interfaces.
Roche speaks in his Introduction of Newman's "profound sense of Catholicism, a deep religious faith which does not make life easy for them and which results in writing of the first imaginative intensity," qualities he shared with Gerard Manley Hopkins who arrived at UCD a generation later.
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A BUNCH of UCD college mates of Miss Ireland Rosanna Davison seem to think that they're in with a shot of emulating her success.
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Founded in the mid-nineteenth century as the Catholic University of Ireland, University College Dublin (UCD) was first established in the heart of Dublin overlooking St Stephen's Green.