Medical Definition of Folling's disease

1. Congenital absence of phenylalanine hydroxylase (an enzyme that converts phenylalanine into tyrosine). Phenylalanine accumulates in blood and seriously impairs early neuronal development. The defect can be controlled by diet and is not serious if treated in this way. Incidence: highest in Caucasians. Acronym: PKU Origin: Gr. Ouron = urine (15 Oct 1997)



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Fohist
Fohists
Foix-Alajouanine myelitis
Foix-Alajouanine syndrome
Foix-Cavany-Marie syndrome
Fokker-Planck equation
Foley Y-plasty pyeloplasty
Foley catheter
Foley operation
Folin's reaction
Folin's reagent
Folin's test
Folin-Looney test
Folkestone
Folli's process
Folling's disease
Folsom culture
Foltz' valvule
Fomalhaut
Fomalhaut dust ring
Fomes igniarius
Fomor
Fomorian
Fon
Fonda
Fonio's solution
Fonsecaea
Fontan operation
Fontana's canal
Fontana's spaces

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