Fabry disease

noun
Fa·​bry disease | \ ˈfä-brē- How to pronounce Fabry disease (audio) \
variants: or Fabry's disease \ -​brēz-​ \

Medical Definition of Fabry disease

: a disorder of lipid metabolism that is inherited as an X-linked recessive trait and is characterized by skin lesions especially on the lower trunk, severe pain in the extremities, corneal opacities, and vascular disease affecting the kidneys, heart, or brain

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“Fabry disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Fabry%20disease. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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