Definition of Porphyria

1. Noun. A genetic abnormality of metabolism causing abdominal pains and mental confusion.




Definition of Porphyria

1. Noun. (pathology) Any of several usually hereditary abnormalities of porphyrin metabolism characterized by excretion of excess porphyrins in the urine. ¹

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Definition of Porphyria

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porphyria

porpentine
porpentines
porpess
porpesse
porpesses
porphin
porphine
porphines
porphins
porphobilinogen
porphobilinogens
porphycene
porphycenes
porphyraceous
porphyre
porphyria (current term)
porphyrias
porphyric
porphyrically
porphyries
porphyrin
porphyrinic
porphyrinogen
porphyrinogens
porphyrins
porphyrite
porphyrites
porphyritic
porphyritic rock
porphyrization

Literary usage of Porphyria

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Digestive Diseases of the U. S.: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1994)
"... erythropoietic porphyria Congenital erythropoietic porphyria Erythropoietic protoporphyria E80.1 porphyria cutanea tarda E80.2 Other porphyria ..."

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