glycogenosis

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glycogenosis

 [gli″ko-jĕ-no´sis]
generalized glycogenosis Pompe's disease.
hepatorenal glycogenosis Gierke's disease.
myophosphorylase deficiency glycogenosis McArdle disease.

gly·co·ge·no·sis

(glī'kō-jĕ-nō'sis),
Any of the glycogen deposition diseases characterized by accumulation of glycogen of normal or abnormal chemical structure in tissue; there may be enlargement of the liver, heart, or striated muscle, including the tongue, with progressive muscular weakness. Seven types (Cori classification) are recognized, depending on the enzyme deficiency involved, all of autosomal recessive inheritance, but with a different gene for each enzyme deficiency. [MIM designations: I, *232200, *232220, *232240; II, *232300; III, *232400; IV, *232500; V, *232600; VI, *232700; VII, *232800].

glycogenosis

(glī′kə-jĕ-nō′sĭs)
n. pl. glycogeno·ses (-sēz′)

glycogenosis

Glycogen storage disease, see there.

gly·co·ge·no·sis

(glī'kō-jĕ-nō'sis)
Any glycogen deposition disease characterized by accumulation of glycogen of normal or abnormal chemical structure in tissue; there may be enlargement of the liver, heart, or striated muscle, including the tongue, with progressive muscular weakness.
Synonym(s): dextrinosis.

Glycogenosis

An alternate term for glycogen storage disease. The plural form is glycogenoses.

gly·co·ge·no·sis

(glī'kō-jĕ-nō'sis)
A glycogen deposition disease characterized by accumulation of glycogen of normal or abnormal chemical structure in tissue; may be enlargement of the liver, heart, or striated muscle, including the tongue.
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