Morquio's disease

noun
Mor·quio's disease | \ˈmȯr-kē-ˌōz- \

Medical Definition of Morquio's disease 

: a mucopolysaccharidosis that is characterized by excretion of keratan sulfate in the urine, dwarfism, a short neck, protruding sternum, kyphosis, a flat nose, prominent upper jaw, and a waddling gait

Note: Morquio's disease is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait requiring that both parents pass on a copy of the defective gene on a chromosome other than a sex chromosome.

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