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Maroteaux–Lamy syndrome

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




(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.



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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