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child health clinic

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(in Britain) a special clinic for the routine care of infants and preschool children, formerly known as a child welfare centre. Sometimes these clinics are staffed by doctors, health...

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neonatal screening

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*screening tests carried out on newborn babies to detect diseases that appear in the neonatal period, such as phenylketonuria (see Guthrie test). If these diseases are detected early...

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phenylketonuria

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(PKU)

A disorder in which phenylalanine hydroxylase (EC 1.14.16.1, 452 aa), the enzyme that converts phenylalanine into tyrosine, is congenitally deficient. The accumulation of...

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