from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A rare hereditary disease caused by a defect in the body's ability to metabolize copper that results in an accumulation of copper deposits in organs such as the brain, liver, and kidneys.
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- noun medicine An
autosomal- recessive genetic disorderin which copper accumulatesin tissues, resulting in neurologicalor psychiatricsymptoms and liverdisease.
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- noun a rare inherited disorder of copper metabolism; copper accumulates in the liver and then in the red blood cells and brain
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson, (1877–1937), British neurologist.]
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