TITLE

porphyrinuria

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1734
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "porphyrinuria" is presented. It refers to the excretion of an increased amount of porphyrin in the urine.
ACCESSION #
21241701

 

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