Definitions of lipidosis
  1. noun
    a disorder of lipid metabolism; abnormal levels of certain fats accumulate in the body
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    a rare inherited disorder of fat metabolism; characterized by severe deficiency of beta-lipoproteins and abnormal red blood cells (acanthocytes) and abnormally low cholesterol levels
    Gaucher's disease
    a rare chronic disorder of lipid metabolism of genetic origin
    Niemann-Pick disease
    a disorder of lipid metabolism that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait
    Sachs disease, Tay-Sachs, Tay-Sachs disease, infantile amaurotic idiocy
    a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occurring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe; accumulation of lipids in nervous tissue results in death in early childhood
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    metabolic disorder
    a disorder or defect of metabolism
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