Fabry's disease

Medical Dictionary

Fabry's disease Fa·bry's disease (fä'brēz)
n.
A sex-linked disorder of glycolipid metabolism characterized by a variety of progressive symptoms including fevers, hypertension, and purple skin lesions, with death resulting from renal, cardiac, or cerebrovascular complications. Also called angiokeratoma corporis diffusum.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: fabry
Next Definition: fabular
Words Near: fabry's disease
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for fabry's disease
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing fabry's disease
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature