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maroteaux-lamy syndrome in Medicine

Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome

(măr′ə-tōlä-mē, mä-rô-)
n.
  1. An inherited defect in mucopolysaccharide metabolism characterized by excretion of dermatan sulfate in the urine, retarded growth, lumbar kyphosis, sternal protrusion, knock-knee, and usually enlargement of the liver and spleen.type VI mucopolysaccharidosis
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