gangliosidosis

noun

gan·​gli·​o·​si·​do·​sis ˌgaŋ-glē-ˌō-sī-ˈdō-səs How to pronounce gangliosidosis (audio)
plural gangliosidoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce gangliosidosis (audio)
: any of several inherited metabolic diseases (as Tay-Sachs disease) characterized by an enzyme deficiency which causes accumulation of gangliosides in the tissues

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“Gangliosidosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gangliosidosis. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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