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Noun: porphyria  por'feer-ee-u
  1. A genetic abnormality of metabolism causing abdominal pains and mental confusion

Derived forms: porphyrias

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

Encyclopedia: Porphyria, hepatoerythropoietic