is a medical diagnostic procedure which aims to find any metabolic disorders a patient may have by using routing blood tests of babies born into families with known familial metabolic deficiencies.

METABOLIC SCREENING: "Babies in the womb can be tested for potential metabolic defects, this process is called metabolic screening."
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