mucopolysaccharidosis

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Related to Scheie's syndrome: Hunter syndrome, Morquio syndrome, Sanfilippo syndrome, Scheie syndrome, Noonan syndrome
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Noun1.mucopolysaccharidosis - 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
dysostosis multiplex, gargoylism, Hurler's disease, Hurler's syndrome, 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