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mannosidosis

noun man·nos·i·do·sis \ mə-ˌnō-sə-ˈdō-səs \

medical Definition of mannosidosis

plural mannosidoses play \-ˌsēz\
: a rare inherited metabolic disease characterized by deficiency of an enzyme catalyzing the metabolism of mannose with resulting accumulation of mannose in the body and marked especially by facial and skeletal deformities and by mental retardation

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