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Medical Term:

galactose-6-sulfatase

Pronunciation: ga-lak'tos sul'fa-tas

Definition: An enzyme that eliminates sulfur from the galactose 6-sulfate residues of certain mucopolysaccharides, producing 3,6-anhydrogalactose residues; it is absent in Morquio syndrome type A.

Synonym(s): galactose-6-sulfurase

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