galactokinase deficiency

n.

An inborn error of metabolism due to a congenital deficiency of galactokinase, resulting in increased blood galactose concentration, enlargement of the liver, cataracts, and mental retardation.

Nearby words

  1. gamester,
  2. gamet-,
  3. gametal,
  4. gametangium,
  5. gamete,
  6. gametic,
  7. gameto-,
  8. gametocide,
  9. gametocyte,
  10. gametogenesis


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