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Maroteaux–Lamy syndrome

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noun Mar·o·teaux–La·my syndrome \mär-ō-ˈtō-lä-ˈmē-\

Medical Definition of Maroteaux–Lamy syndrome

  1. :  a mucopolysaccharidosis that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait and that is similar to Hurler syndrome except that intellectual development is not retarded

Biographical Note for maroteaux–lamy syndrome

Maroteaux

\mȧ-rō-tō\,

Pierre

(born 1926), French physician. Maroteaux served as director of genetics research at a medical research institute in Paris. His major field of interest was constitutional diseases of the bones.

Lamy

\lȧ-mē\,

Maurice Emile Joseph

(1895–1975), French physician. After a tenure as executive officer of a children's hospital in Paris, Lamy served from 1950 to 1967 as a professor at an institute for genetics research in Paris. He published works on scarlet fever immunity, twins, hereditary illnesses, and a handbook of medical genetics.


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