Definition of Sialidosis

1. Noun. A rare form of mucolipidosis caused by a deficiency of the enzyme sialidase. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sialidosis

1. A neuronal storage disorder in children characterised by a cherry red spot at the macula, progressive myoclonus, and easily controlled seizures; the result of sialidase deficiency. Type 1 is characterised by normal body habitus, cherry red macula, myoclonus, and normal beta-galactosidase levels; type 2 by short stature, bony abnormalities, and deficient beta-galactosidase. Synonym: sialidosis. (05 Mar 2000)

Sialidosis Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Sialidosis Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sialidosis

sialate 9-O-lactoyltransferase
sialate O-acetylesterase
sialectasis
sialemesis
sialic
sialic acid
sialic acid O-acetyltransferase
sialic acid permease
sialic acids
sialid
sialidan
sialidans
sialidase
sialidases
sialidoses
sialidosis (current term)
sialids
sialine
sialism
sialo-
sialoadenectomy
sialoadenitis
sialoadenotomy
sialoadhesin
sialoaerophagy
sialoangiectasis
sialoangiitis
sialocele
sialoceles
sialodacryoadenitis

Other Resources Relating to: Sialidosis

Search for Sialidosis on Dictionary.com!Search for Sialidosis on Thesaurus.com!Search for Sialidosis on Google!Search for Sialidosis on Wikipedia!

Search