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cud

(kŭd)
n.
Food regurgitated from the first stomach to the mouth of a ruminant and chewed again.

carnitine deficiency, systemic primary

An autosomal recessive disorder (OMIM:212140) of fatty acid oxidation caused by defective carnitine transport. Patients present in infancy with hypoketotic hypoglycaemia and acute metabolic decompensation, or later in life with skeletal myopathy or cardiomyopathy. 

Molecular pathology
Caused by defects in SLC22A5, which encodes a protein that is both an organic cation transporter and a high-affinity carnitine transporter.

cud

the food from the first stomach of a ruminate which, after being mixed with bacteria in the rumen, is regurgitated into the mouth and rechewed.