fucosidosis

[ fyōō-kō′sĭ-dōsĭs ]

n.

An inherited metabolic storage disease caused by a deficiency of alpha-fucosidase and the accumulation of glycolipids that contain fructose, and marked by progressive neurologic deterioration, spasticity, tremor, and mild skeletal changes.

Nearby words

  1. fuckoff,
  2. fuckup,
  3. fuckwit,
  4. fucoid,
  5. fucose,
  6. fucoxanthin,
  7. fucus,
  8. fud,
  9. fuddle,
  10. fuddle-duddle


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