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Gaucher's disease

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noun Gau·cher's disease \(ˌ)gō-ˈshāz-\

Definition of Gaucher's disease

  1. :  a rare hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism caused by an enzyme deficiency and characterized by enlargement of the spleen and liver, bone lesions, and neurological impairment



Origin and Etymology of gaucher's disease

Philippe C. E. Gaucher †1918 French physician


First Known Use: 1902


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