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Noun: inborn error of metabolism
  1. Any of a number of diseases in which an inherited defect (usually a missing or inadequate enzyme) results in an abnormality of metabolism

Derived forms: inborn errors of metabolism

Type of: congenital disease, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, genetic disease, genetic disorder, hereditary condition, hereditary disease, inherited disease, inherited disorder, metabolic disorder

Encyclopedia: Inborn error of metabolism