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Wilson's disease

Definitions

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 disorder in which copper accumulates in tissues, resulting in neurological or psychiatric symptoms and liver disease.

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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

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson, (1877–1937), British neurologist.]

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