1. maple syrup urine disease, branched chain ketoaciduria, ketonuria, ketoaciduria, acetonuria, genetic disease, genetic disorder, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, congenital disease, inherited disease, inherited disorder, hereditary disease, hereditary condition

usage: an inherited disorder of metabolism in which the urine has a odor characteristic of maple syrup; if untreated it can lead to mental retardation and death in early childhood

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