This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word tyrosinemia
Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)
autosomal recessive defect in tyrosine metabolism resulting in liver and kidney disturbances and mental retardation
WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)
A metabolic disorder characterized by the presence of excess tyrosine in the blood
FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)
Tyrosinemia is an error of metabolism, usually inborn, in which the body cannot effectively break down the amino acid tyrosine. Symptoms include liver and kidney disturbances and mental retardation. Untreated, tyrosinemia can be fatal.
Most inborn forms of tyrosinemia produce hypertyrosinemia.
Find a translation for the tyrosinemia definition in other languages: