Definition of Lipochondrodystrophy

1. Noun. 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.




Medical Definition of Lipochondrodystrophy

1. Mucopolysaccharidosis in which there is a deficiency of alpha-l-iduronidase, an accumulation of an abnormal intracellular material, and excretion of dermatan sulfate and heparan sulfate in the urine; with severe abnormality in development of skeletal cartilage and bone, with dwarfism, kyphosis, deformed limbs, limitation of joint motion, spadelike hand, corneal clouding, hepatosplenomegaly, mental retardation, and gargoyle-like facies; autosomal recessive inheritance. See: mucolipidosis. Synonym: dysostosis multiplex, Hurler's disease, lipochondrodystrophy, Pfaundler-Hurler syndrome, type IH mucopolysaccharidosis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lipochondrodystrophy

lipoblast
lipoblastic lipoma
lipoblastoma
lipoblastomatosis
lipocalin
lipocalins
lipocardiac
lipocatabolic
lipocephala
lipoceratous
lipocere
lipochitin
lipochondria
lipochondrodystrophy (current term)
lipochrin
lipochromes
lipoclasis
lipoclastic
lipocortin
lipocrit
lipocyte
lipocytes
lipodieresis
lipodystrophia intestinalis
lipodystrophia progessiva superior
lipodystrophic

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