Some metabolic diseases, deficiencies and toxaemias
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Some metabolic diseases, deficiencies and toxaemias

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Published by Australian Govt. Pub. Service in Canberra .
Written in English


  • Metabolism -- Disorders,
  • Deficiency diseases in domestic animals,
  • Veterinary medicine -- Australia

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementeditor, H.E. Albiston.
SeriesDiseases of domestic animals in Australia -- pt. 6, v. 1., Service publication. Animal quarantine / Australian Dept. of Health -- no. 12.
ContributionsAlbiston, H. E.
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17620717M
ISBN 100642006229

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THE TOXÆMIAS OF PREGNANCY The cut-and-dried classification of the text-books is out of date and for teaching purposes we can only describe various symptoms or groups of symptoms. Different symptoms may preponderate at various stages of pregnancy but the ultimate cause is the same in most cases. Toxaemia as a Deficiency Disease The Cited by: 2. You can develop a metabolic disorder if certain organs — for instance, the pancreas or the liver — stop functioning properly. These kinds of disorders can be a result of genetics, a deficiency Author: Sandy Calhoun Rice. Metabolic Disorders. Metabolic disorders are usually defined as inborn errors of metabolism, encompassing deficiencies in enzymes involved in the metabolism of carbohydrates, amino acids derived from proteins, and fatty acids liberated from lipids. From: Encyclopedia of Genetics, Related terms: Hypertension; Glucose; Enzymes; Diabetes Mellitus; Insulin. What are Metabolic Disorders? • Genetic Disorders that affect the metabolism of food • Food that is not broken down properly may produce chemicals that build up in various parts of the body, causing medical problems and learning problems • Missing or defective enzymes (proteins) necessary to metabolize food • Inherited disorders • Each parent is a “carrier” of a non-Each parent.

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