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Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome

[ măr′ə-tōlä-mē, mä-rô- ]
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n.

An inherited defect in mucopolysaccharide metabolism characterized by excretion of dermatan sulfate in the urine, retarded growth, lumbar kyphosis, sternal protrusion, knock-knee, and usually enlargement of the liver and spleen.type VI mucopolysaccharidosis

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