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gangliosidosis

noun gan·gli·o·si·do·sis \ ˌgaŋ-glē-ˌō-sī-ˈdō-səs \

medical Definition of gangliosidosis

plural gangliosidoses play \-ˌsēz\
: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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