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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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n. abetalipoproteinemia, condición hereditaria caracterizada por la ausencia o deficiencia de betalipoproteina en el metabolismo de las grasas.
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We refer to the burr-shaped nuclei as showing acanthanuclear alteration by way of analogy to the acanthocytic red blood cells seen in certain pathologic states such as severe hepatocellular injury and the genetic disorder abetalipoproteinemia [13].
Liver-specific inactivation of the abetalipoproteinemia gene completely abrogates very low density lipoprotein/low density lipoprotein production in a viable conditional knockout mouse.
Acanthocytosis or hereditary abetalipoproteinemia is a rare disease, described for 30 cases.