galactosemia


ga·lac·to·semia

noun \gə-ˌlak-tə-ˈsē-mē-ə\

Definition of GALACTOSEMIA

:  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 \-mik\ adjective

First Known Use of GALACTOSEMIA

1934

ga·lac·tos·emia

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GALACTOSEMIA

: 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
ga·lac·tos·emic or chiefly British ga·lac·tos·aemic \-mik\ adjective

Variants of GALACTOSEMIA

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

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