fucosidosis

noun
fu·​co·​si·​do·​sis | \ -ˌkō-sə-ˈdō-səs How to pronounce fucosidosis (audio) \
plural fucosidoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce fucosidosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of fucosidosis

: 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 24 Jan. 2021.

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