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Medical Term:

thesaurismosis

Pronunciation: the'saw-riz-mo'sis

Definition: Rarely used term for a metabolic disorder in which a substance accumulates or is stored in certain cells, usually in large amounts.

[G. thesauros, store, storehouse, + G. -osis, condition]

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