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metabolic

[‚med·ə′bäl·ik]
(physiology)
Of or pertaining to metabolism.
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Cystinosis is an inborn metabolic error characterised by the abnormal transport of cystine, an amino acid, out of the lysosomes.
Researchers had believed that muscular dystrophy might be caused by some form of metabolic error. Yet, by the 1970s, it became clear that, at least in the main type of childhood muscular dystrophy, the problem likely was a defect in the thin membrane surrounding each muscle fiber.
SLOS is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by a metabolic error in the cholesterol pathway.
A SCHAD deficiency is a congenital metabolic error that occurs as fatty acids derived from fat stores in the body are metabolized.

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