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galactosemia

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noun ga·lac·to·semia \gə-ˌlak-tə-ˈsē-mē-ə\

Definition of galactosemia

  1. :  a metabolic disorder that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait and in which galactose accumulates in the blood due to deficiency of an enzyme catalyzing its conversion to glucose

ga·lac·to·semic play \-mik\ adjective


1934

First Known Use of galactosemia

1934


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galactosemia

noun ga·lac·tos·emia

Medical Definition of galactosemia

  1. :  a metabolic disorder inherited as an autosomal recessive trait in which galactose accumulates in the blood due to deficiency of an enzyme catalyzing its conversion to glucose

  2. ga·lac·tos·emic or chiefly British ga·lac·tos·aemic \-mik\play adjective



Variants of galactosemia

or chiefly British ga·lac·tos·aemia \gə-ˌlak-tə-ˈsē-mē-ə\play

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