mucolipidosis

noun
mu·​co·​lip·​i·​do·​sis | \ ˌmyü-kō-ˌlip-ə-ˈdō-səs How to pronounce mucolipidosis (audio) \
plural mucolipidoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce mucolipidoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of mucolipidosis

: any of several metabolic disorders that are marked by the accumulation of glycosaminoglycans and lipids in tissues and by lysosomal enzymes which are produced in deficient amounts or which fail to be incorporated into lysosomes, that are inherited as autosomal recessive traits, and that have characteristics (as intellectual disability) resembling Hurler syndrome

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“Mucolipidosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mucolipidosis. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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