wolman's disease

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Wolman's disease Wol·man's disease (wôl'mənz)
An inherited disorder of lipid metabolism caused by a deficiency of lysosomal acid lipase and resulting in the widespread accumulation of cholesterol esters and triglycerides in the internal organs.

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