Gaucher's disease

[ goh-sheyz ]

  1. a rare inherited disorder of fat metabolism that causes spleen and liver enlargement, abnormal fragility and pain of the bones, and progressive neurologic disturbances, leading to early death.

Origin of Gaucher's disease

After Philippe C. Ernest Gaucher (1854–1918), French physician, who described it

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