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sphingolipidosis

noun sphin·go·lip·i·do·sis \ -ˌlip-ə-ˈdō-səs \

medical Definition of sphingolipidosis

plural sphingolipidoses play \-ˌsēz\
:any of various usually hereditary disorders (as Gaucher's disease and Tay-Sachs disease) characterized by abnormal metabolism and storage of sphingolipids

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