maroteaux-lamy syndrome

Medical Dictionary

Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome Ma·ro·teaux-La·my syndrome (mār'ə-tō'lä-mē', mä-rô-)
n.
An inherited defect in mucopolysaccharide metabolism characterized by excretion of dermatan sulfate in the urine, retarded growth, lumbar kyphosis, sternal protrusion, knock-knee, and usually enlargement of the liver and spleen. Also called type VI mucopolysaccharidosis.

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: marot, clément
Next Definition: maroth
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for maroteaux-lamy syndrome
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing maroteaux-lamy syndrome
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
FAVORITES
RECENT

;