hyperornithinemia

hyperornithinemia
Elevated levels of ornithine in the serum; sometimes associated with hyperammonemia and homocitrullinuria.

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hy·per·or·ni·thin·emia (hi″pər-or″nĭ-thĭ-neґme-ə) excessive ornithine in the plasma, such as occurs in the genetic disorders gyrate atrophy of choroid and retina and hyperornithinemia-hyperammonemia-homocitrullinemia syndrome.

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