mucopolysaccharidosis definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a small grouping of metabolic problems brought on by the absence or breakdown of lysosomal enzymes needed to break up glycosaminoglycans.
    • any one of a team of hereditary conditions concerning a defect in the metabolic process of mucopolysaccharides resulting in higher than normal amounts of mucopolysaccharides in tissues

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