mucopolysaccharidosis

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mucopolysaccharidosis mu·co·pol·y·sac·cha·ri·do·sis (myōō'kō-pŏl'ē-sāk'ə-rĭ-dō'sĭs)
n.
Any of several inherited diseases of mucopolysaccharide metabolism characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides in the tissues and their excretion in urine, resulting in various defects of bone, cartilage, and connective tissue.

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mucopolysaccharidosis

noun
any of a group of genetic disorders involving a defect in the metabolism of mucopolysaccharides resulting in greater than normal levels of mucopolysaccharides in tissues 
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