type 1 glycogenosis

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type 1 glycogenosis n.
Glycogenosis caused by glucose 6-phosphatase deficiency and resulting in the accumulation of excessive amounts of glycogen, particularly in liver and kidney tissues. Also called Gierke's disease, von Gierke's disease.

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