abetalipoproteinemia

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Noun1.abetalipoproteinemia - a rare inherited disorder of fat metabolism; characterized by severe deficiency of beta-lipoproteins and abnormal red blood cells (acanthocytes) and abnormally low cholesterol levels
hypobetalipoproteinemia - a hereditary disorder characterized by low levels of beta-lipoproteins and lipids and cholesterol
lipidosis - a disorder of lipid metabolism; abnormal levels of certain fats accumulate in the body
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a·be·ta·lip·o·pro·tein·e·mi·a

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n. abetalipoproteinemia, condición hereditaria caracterizada por la ausencia o deficiencia de betalipoproteina en el metabolismo de las grasas.
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You make a referral to a genetics specialist, who diagnoses Bassen-Kornzweig syndrome, a rare inherited disease that prevents a person from fully absorbing dietary fats through the intestine.