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hyperoxaluria and oxalosis

noun [U] uk   /ˌhaɪ.pə.ɒks.əˌljʊə.ri.ə ənd ɒks.əˈləʊ.sɪs/ us    /ˌhaɪ.pər.ɑk.səˈlʊər.i.ə ənd ˌɑk.səˈloʊ.sɪs/ specialized
a rare genetic disorder in which there is too much oxalate (= an organic salt) in the urine so that calcium oxalate crystals form in the kidneys and kidney stones are produced
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