globoid cell

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glo·boid cell

a large cell of mesodermal origin that is found clustered in the intracranial tissues in globoid cell leukodystrophy.
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Globoid cell leukodystrophy (GLD) or Krabbe disease (KD) is an inherited neurodegenerative lysosomal enzyme disorder affecting the central and peripheral nervous systems.
Bone marrow transplantation for globoid cell leukodystrophy, adrenoeukodystrophy, metachromatic leukodystrophy, and Hurler syndrome.
Bone marrow transplantation as effective treatment of central nervous system disease in globoid cell leukodystrophy, metachromatic leukodystrophy, adrenoleukodystrophy, mannosidosis, fucosidosis, aspartylglucosaminuria, Hurler, Maroteaux-Lamy, and Sly syndromes and Gaucher disease type III.