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Pronunciation: myu'ko-lip-i-do'sis, -sez

Definition: Any of a group of lysosomal storage diseases in which symptoms of visceral and mesenchymal mucopolysaccharide, glycoprotein, oligosaccharide, or glycolipid storage are present; clinically, they bear a superficial resemblance to the mucopolysaccharidoses; autosomal recessive inheritance.

[muco- + lipid + -osis, condition]

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