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Diseases » MC4R deficiency » Glossary
 

Glossary for MC4R deficiency

  • Bone conditions: Conditions that affect the bones
  • Failure To Thrive: Slow growth or inadequate weight gain of an infant or child.
  • Genetic Disease: Any disease that is handed down to oneself through the chromosomes of ones parents
  • Metabolic disorders: Disorders that affect the metabolic system in human
  • Obesity-like conditions: Medical conditions similar to obesity or highly related to obesity.
  • Overeating: A term used to describe excessive eating. It is often caused by damage to the part of the brain called the hypothalmos.
  • Type 2 diabetes: Most common diabetes in adults, usually progressing slowly, mostly treated without insulin at diagnosis.
  • Weight conditions: Disorders affecting body weight, including overweight and underweight conditions.

 

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