\pˌɜːfɹɪd͡ʒˈi͡əɹɪəm], \pˌɜːfɹɪd‍ʒˈi‍əɹɪəm], \p_ˌɜː_f_ɹ_ɪ_dʒ_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ə_m]\
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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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