Fanconi syndrome


Fanconi syndrome
Transport disease (recessive defect) in which the renal reabsorption of several substances (phosphate, glucose, amino acids) is impaired.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Fanconi syndrome — Fan·co·ni syndrome nē also Fanconi s syndrome n a disorder of reabsorption in the proximal convoluted tubules of the kidney characterized esp. by the presence of glucose, amino acids, and phosphates in the urine * * * a disorder of the proximal… …   Medical dictionary

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  • fanconi syndrome — noun also fanconi s syndrome Usage: usually capitalized F Etymology: after Guido Fanconi : a disorder of reabsorption in the proximal convoluted tubules of the kidney that is characterized especially by the presence of glucose, amino acids, and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fanconi syndrome — a disorder of the proximal kidney tubules, which may be inherited or acquired and is most common in children. It is characterized by the urinary excretion of large amounts of amino acids, glucose, and phosphates (though blood levels of these… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Fanconi syndrome (anemia pancytopenia panmyelopathy) — Fan·co·ni syndrome (anemia, pancytopenia, panmyelopathy) (fahn koґne) [Guido Fanconi, Swiss pediatrician, 1892–1979] see under syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • de Toni-Fanconi syndrome — de To·ni Fan·co·ni syndrome (da toґne fahn koґne) [Giovanni de Toni, Italian pediatrician, 1896–1973; Guido Fanconi, Swiss physician, 1892–1979] Fanconi syndrome (def. 2), see under syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Lignac-Fanconi syndrome — Lig·nac Fan·co·ni syndrome (le nyahkґ fahn koґne) [G.O.E. Lignac; Guido Fanconi, Swiss pediatrician, 1892–1979] 1. Fanconi syndrome (def. 2), see under syndrome. 2. cystinosis …   Medical dictionary

  • de Toni–Fanconi syndrome — ▪ pathology       a metabolic disorder affecting kidney transport, characterized by the failure of the kidney tubules to reabsorb water, phosphate, potassium, glucose, amino acids, and other substances. When the disorder is accompanied by… …   Universalium

  • de Toni-Fanconi syndrome — see Fanconi s. (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary


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