Niemann-Pick disease

Definitions of Niemann-Pick disease
  1. noun
    a disorder of lipid metabolism that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait
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    type of:
    inborn error of metabolism
    any of a number of diseases in which an inherited defect (usually a missing or inadequate enzyme) results in an abnormality of metabolism
    autosomal recessive defect, autosomal recessive disease
    a disease caused by the presence of two recessive mutant genes on an autosome
    a disorder of lipid metabolism; abnormal levels of certain fats accumulate in the body
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