sandhoff's disease

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Sandhoff's disease Sand·hoff's disease (sānd'hôfs')
A form of GM2 gangliosidosis that resembles Tay-Sachs disease except that it does not affect persons of Jewish descent, characterized by a defect in the production of two forms of hexosaminidase.

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