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acquired

[ə′kwīrd]
(biology)
Not present at birth, but developed by an individual in response to the environment and not subject to hereditary transmission.
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A variety of genetic, metabolic, nutritional, and acquired disorders result in hair color changes (3).
* PPK comprises a group of inherited or acquired disorders characterized by abnormal thickening of the palms and soles.
As part of a series covering the main subspecialties in radiology, this translated concise reference compiled by Galanski (Hanover Medical School, Germany) treats the major congenital and acquired disorders, diseases, infections, traumatic injuries, and treatment complications of the chest region.
Shaw's GENETIC AND ACQUIRED DISORDERS: CURRENT TOPICS AND INTERVENTIONS FOR EDUCATORS (9781412968720, $33.95) provides a fine guide to helping students with genetic disorders and discusses the physical and mental impact of disorders ranging from autism and shyness to acquired disorders from drugs, alcoholism and allergies.
Subsequent evaluation for a prolonged aPTT should include both inherited disorders and acquired disorders of clotting factors (hemophilia); specific inhibitors, non-specific inhibitors and von Willebrand disease (vWD).
Elevated ammonia levels can occur from inherited or acquired disorders. Inherited disorders manifest during infancy and have no cure; however, special diet and medications can minimize the disorder's impact.
(7), (8) Causes of vitamin D deficiency include hereditary disorders, reduced skin synthesis and absorption of vitamin D, and acquired disorders of vitamin D absorption, metabolism, and responsiveness.
(59.) Lopez J, Thiagarajan P Acquired disorders of platelet function.
Chapters 2 through 8 discuss congenital and hereditary disorders with either prominent oral or facial involvement, or less prominent, acquired disorders affecting the teeth, gingival and periodontal disease, muscosal disorders, salivary glands, and musculoskeletal disorders.

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