alkaptonuria

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alkaptonuria

[al‚kap·tə′nür·ē·ə]
(medicine)
A hereditary metabolic disorder transmitted as an autosomal recessive in humans in which large amounts of homogentisic acid (alkapton) are excreted in the urine due to a deficiency of homogentisic acid oxidase. Also spelled alcaptonuria.