Definitions of mucopolysaccharidosis
  1. noun
    any of a group of genetic disorders involving a defect in the metabolism of mucopolysaccharides resulting in greater than normal levels of mucopolysaccharides in tissues
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    Hurler's disease, Hurler's syndrome, dysostosis multiplex, gargoylism, lipochondrodystrophy
    hereditary disease (autosomal recessive) consisting of an error is mucopolysaccharide metabolism; characterized by severe abnormalities in development of skeletal cartilage and bone and mental retardation
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    congenital disease, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, genetic disease, genetic disorder, hereditary condition, hereditary disease, inherited disease, inherited disorder
    a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
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