\ɐtɹˈa͡ɪtɪd], \ɐtɹˈaɪtɪd], \ɐ_t_ɹ_ˈaɪ_t_ɪ_d]\
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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).