autosomal recessive defect
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|Noun||1.||autosomal recessive defect - a disease caused by the presence of two recessive mutant genes on an autosome|
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
limb-girdle muscular dystrophy - an autosomal recessive form of muscular dystrophy that appears anywhere from late childhood to middle age; characterized by progressive muscular weakness beginning either in the shoulder or pelvic girdle; usually progresses slowly with cardiopulmonary complications in the later stages
Niemann-Pick disease - a disorder of lipid metabolism that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait
infantile amaurotic idiocy, Sachs disease, Tay-Sachs, Tay-Sachs disease - 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
thrombasthenia - a rare autosomal recessive disease in which the platelets do not produce clots in the normal way and hemorrhage results
tyrosinemia - autosomal recessive defect in tyrosine metabolism resulting in liver and kidney disturbances and mental retardation
Werdnig-Hoffman disease - autosomal recessive disease in which the degeneration of spinal nerve cells and brain nerve cells leads to atrophy of skeletal muscles and flaccid paralysis; death usually occurs in early childhood
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