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Noun1.lipidosis - a disorder of lipid metabolism; abnormal levels of certain fats accumulate in the body
metabolic disorder - a disorder or defect of metabolism
abetalipoproteinemia - a rare inherited disorder of fat metabolism; characterized by severe deficiency of beta-lipoproteins and abnormal red blood cells (acanthocytes) and abnormally low cholesterol levels
Gaucher's disease - a rare chronic disorder of lipid metabolism of genetic origin
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
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lipidosis, lipoidosis

n. trastorno metabólico de almacenamiento de grasas en los órganos tal como en el vaso o el hígado.
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It was first described by Siebenmann in 1908, and the first case series as lipoidosis cutis et mucosae was presented by a Viennese "dermatologist, Urbach and an otorhinolaryngologist, and Weithe in Later was renamed by Urbach in 1930 as "LP cutis et al.
Cattle with CC genotypes tend to have more intermuscular lipoidosis compared to the animals with GG and GC genotypes which increases the tenderness of the meat (Schenkel et al., 2006).
Further, many cat health issues are associated with obesity, including type-2 diabetes mellitus, joint disease and lameness, development of feline lower urinary tract disease, idiopathic hepatic lipoidosis, and nonallergic skin condition [9].