cystinosis

noun
cys·​ti·​no·​sis | \ ˌsis-tə-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce cystinosis (audio) \
plural cystinoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce cystinoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of cystinosis

: a recessive autosomally inherited disease characterized especially by cystinuria and deposits of cystine throughout the body

Other Words from cystinosis

cystinotic \ -​ˈnät-​ik How to pronounce cystinotic (audio) \ adjective

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“Cystinosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cystinosis. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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