mucopolysaccharidosis

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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
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Mucopolysaccharidosis IV A: assignment of the human N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfate sulfatase (GALNS) gene to chromosome 16q24.
Salinas, "Oral findings in the Morquio syndrome (mucopolysaccharidosis IV)," Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, vol.
Anaesthetic management of patients with mucopolysaccharidosis IV presenting for major orthopaedic surgery.

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