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metabolic diseases

Definition:
Generic term for diseases caused by an abnormal metabolic process. It can be congenital due to inherited enzyme abnormality or acquired due to disease of an endocrine organ or failure of a metabolically important organ such as the liver.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-awic
NALT Core
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • metabolic disorders
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/2862
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2020-07-21