abetalipoproteinemia

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek a- (a-, not) + βῆτα (beta, second) + lipoprotein + αἷμα (haima, blood).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /eɪˌbeɪ.təˌlɪp.oʊˌpɹoʊ.tiˈni.mi.ə/[1]

NounEdit

abetalipoproteinemia (usually uncountable, plural abetalipoproteinemias)

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  1. A rare autosomal recessive disorder that interferes with the normal absorption of fat and fat-soluble vitamins from food.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1993 [1940], Thomas, Clayton L. editor, Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, edition 5th, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, page 6:
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