hypophosphatasia

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hypophosphatasia

[‚hī·pō‚fas·fə′tā·zhə]
(medicine)
Alkaline phosphatase deficiency.
A hereditary metabolic disorder characterized by subnormal amounts of alkaline phosphatase in the tissues.
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1) activity are hereditary hypophosphatasemia, pernicious anemia, hypothyroidism, hypomagnesemia, and zinc deficiency (5).