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\ɐsˈɛndənz], \ɐsˈɛndənz], \ɐ_s_ˈɛ_n_d_ə_n_z]\
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1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
By Robley Dunglison

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Idiopathic Hypercatabolic Hypoproteinemias

  • series of gastrointestinal disorders which share in common excessive loss protein, mainly albumin, across gut wall. occur stomach (Menetrier disease), as well the small bowel (intestinal lymphangiectases, assorted inflammatory states). They are also occasionally associated with congestive heart failure (again a bowel protein loss).
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