abetalipoproteinemia

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EtymologyEdit

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

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

NounEdit

abetalipoproteinemia ‎(usually uncountable, plural abetalipoproteinemias)

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

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

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NounEdit

abetalipoproteinemia f (uncountable)

  1. abetalipoproteinemia (rare disorder that interferes with the absorption of fat)