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Noun: maple syrup urine disease
  1. An inherited disorder of metabolism in which the urine has a odour characteristic of maple syrup; if untreated it can lead to mental retardation and death in early childhood
    - branched chain ketoaciduria

Type of: acetonuria, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, genetic disease, genetic disorder, hereditary condition, hereditary disease, inherited disease, inherited disorder, ketoaciduria, ketonuria

Encyclopedia: Maple syrup urine disease