glycogen storage disease

noun Pathology.

any of several inherited disorders of glycogen metabolism that result in excess accumulation of glycogen in various organs of the body.

Nearby words

  1. glycocholic acid,
  2. glycocoll,
  3. glycogen,
  4. glycogen acanthosis,
  5. glycogen granule,
  6. glycogen synthase,
  7. glycogenesis,
  8. glycogenetic,
  9. glycogenic,
  10. glycogenic acid

Also called gly·co·ge·no·sis [glahy-koh-juh-noh-sis] /ˌglaɪ koʊ dʒəˈnoʊ sɪs/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for glycogen storage disease

glycogen storage disease



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