fucosidosis

noun

fu·​co·​si·​do·​sis -ˌkō-sə-ˈdō-səs How to pronounce fucosidosis (audio)
plural fucosidoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce fucosidosis (audio)
: a disorder of metabolism inherited as a recessive trait and characterized by progressive neurological degeneration, deficiency of the alpha stereoisomer of fucosidase, and accumulation of fucose-containing carbohydrates

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“Fucosidosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fucosidosis. Accessed 17 May. 2024.

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