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wolman's disease in Medicine

Wolman's disease

(wôlmənz)
n.
  1. An inherited disorder of lipid metabolism caused by a deficiency of lysosomal acid lipase and resulting in the widespread accumulation of cholesterol esters and triglycerides in the internal organs.
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