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.

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