sphingolipodystrophy


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sphin·go·lip·i·do·sis

(sfing'gō-lip'i-dō'sis),
Collective designation for various diseases characterized by abnormal sphingolipid metabolism (for example, gangliosidosis, Gaucher disease, Niemann-Pick disease).

sphin·go·lip·i·do·sis

, sphingolipodystrophy, pl. sphingolipidoses (sfinggō-lipi-dōsis, -ō-distrŏ-fē, -i-dōsēz)
Collective designation for a variety of diseases characterized by abnormal sphingolipid metabolism, e.g., gangliosidosis, Gaucher disease, Niemann-Pick disease.

sphingolipodystrophy

(sfĭng″gō-lĭp″ō-dĭs′trō-fē) [″ + dys, bad, + trophe, nutrition]
A group of diseases caused by defective sphingolipid metabolism.

sphingolipodystrophy

any of a group of disorders of sphingolipid metabolism. See also sphingolipidosis.
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