Definition of Mucolipidosis

1. Noun. (medicine) Any of several inherited lysosomal storage diseases characterized by an accumulation of mucopolysaccharides and lipids in tissues ¹



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Medical Definition of Mucolipidosis

1. A group of inherited metabolic diseases characterised by the accumulation of excessive amounts of acid mucopolysaccharides, sphingolipids, and/or glycolipids in visceral and mesenchymal cells. Abnormal amounts of sphingolipids or glycolipids are present in neural tissue. Mental retardation and skeletal changes are common. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mucolipidosis

mucoenteritis
mucoepidermoid
mucoepidermoid carcinoma
mucoepidermoid tumour
mucoglobulin
mucoid
mucoid adenocarcinoma
mucoid colony
mucoid degeneration
mucoid impaction of bronchus
mucoid medial degeneration
mucoidal
mucoids
mucolipidoses
mucolipidosis (current term)
mucolipidosis I
mucolipidosis II
mucolipidosis III
mucolipidosis IV
mucolipin
mucolipins
mucolysis
mucolytic
mucolytics
mucomembranous
mucomembranous enteritis
muconate
muconate cycloisomerase
muconates

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