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Term:
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disease of metabolism +   
Generic term for diseases caused by an abnormal metabolic process. It can be congenital due to inherited enzyme abnormality (METABOLISM, INBORN ERRORS) or acquired due to disease of an endocrine organ or failure of a metabolically important organ such as the liver. (Stedman, 26th ed)
nutrition disease +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Thesaurismoses ;   metabolic disease ;   metabolic diseases ;   thesaurismosis
Primary IDs: MESH:D008659
Alternate IDs: RDO:0003148
Xrefs: NCI:C3235 ;   OMIM:PS613280
Definition Sources: MESH:D008659, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK22259/

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