infantile amaurotic idiocy
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|Noun||1.||infantile amaurotic idiocy - 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|
autosomal recessive defect, autosomal recessive disease - a disease caused by the presence of two recessive mutant genes on an autosome
lipidosis - a disorder of lipid metabolism; abnormal levels of certain fats accumulate in the body