protein intolerance An adverse reaction to one or more specific proteins in foods, commonly the result of an allergy. General protein intolerance may be due to a variety of genetic diseases affecting amino acid metabolism. Treatment is normally by severe restriction of protein intake. See also adverse reactions to food; amino acid disorders; hyperammonaemia.
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