Definition of Lipofuscinosis

1. Noun. Any of a family of neurodegenerative disorders resulting from excessive accumulation of lipofuscin in the body's tissues. ¹



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Medical Definition of Lipofuscinosis

1. Abnormal storage of any one of a group of fatty pigments. Ceroid lipofuscinosis, cerebral sphingolipidosis, late juvenile type. Neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis, a group of diseases characterised by accumulation of abnormal pigments in tissue (previously classified as cerebral sphingolipidoses). Major subtypes include chronic juvenile form (Batten disease), slowly progressive behaviour and visual symptoms, autosomal recessive inheritance; acute, late infantile form (Bielschowsky disease); autosomal recessive inheritance; chronic adult form (Kufs disease), variable inheritance; acute infantile form (Santavuori-Haltia disease), fulminating motor and mental deterioration often associated with myoclonic seizures. Minor forms have also been described. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lipofuscinosis

lipodieresis
lipodystrophia intestinalis
lipodystrophia progessiva superior
lipodystrophic
lipodystrophies
lipoedema
lipofectamine
lipofectin
lipofection
lipoferous
lipofibroma
lipofuscin
lipofuscinoses
lipofuscinosis (current term)
lipofuscins
lipogeneses
lipogenesis
lipogenic
lipogenous
lipogenous diabetes
lipogram
lipogramatic
lipogrammatic
lipogrammatist
lipogrammatists
lipograms
lipogranuloma
lipogranulomatosis

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