- a metabolic disorder characterized by excessive storage in certain cells of normal metabolic intermediates, as fats, iron, and carbohydrates.
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- Any of various metabolic disorders usually caused by a congenital enzyme deficiency and characterized by the accumulation of a specific substance, such as a lipid or protein, within tissues.
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