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mucopolysaccharidosis

Definitions

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  • noun Any of a group of metabolic disorders caused by the absence or malfunction of lysosomal enzymes needed to break down glycosaminoglycans.

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  • noun any of a group of genetic disorders involving a defect in the metabolism of mucopolysaccharides resulting in greater than normal levels of mucopolysaccharides in tissues

Etymologies

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mucopolysaccharide +‎ -osis

Examples

  • She has mucopolysaccharidosis, a painful disease that prevents her from producing enzymes needed for growth.

    Kids of Courage takes ill youths on cross-country adventure

  • She has mucopolysaccharidosis, a painful disease that prevents her from producing enzymes needed for growth.

    Kids of Courage takes ill youths on cross-country adventure

  • These drugs are all used for treating mucopolysaccharidosis Type I, Gaucher disease, Fabry disease, Pompe disease, and thyroid cancer, respectively.

    Patient beware: Contamination found in Genzyme drugs for rare disorders

  • These drugs are all used for treating mucopolysaccharidosis Type I, Gaucher disease, Fabry disease, Pompe disease, and thyroid cancer, respectively.

    Patient beware: Contamination found in Genzyme drugs for rare disorders

  • They may sometimes be associated with extremely rare -- seen in fewer than one in every 100,000 newborns -- metabolic problems such as mucopolysaccharidosis or gangliosidosis.

    CNN.com

  • Medical tests confirmed her son had mucopolysaccharidosis II, or Hunter syndrome, a genetic disorder that occurs only in males.

    Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories

  • Apart from BMN 673, interesting candidates at BioMarin include PEG-PAL (PEGylated recombinant phenylalanine ammonia lyase), which is currently in development for the treatment of phenylketonuria (PKU) and GALNS (N-acetylgalactosamine 6-sulfatase), which is currently in development for the treatment of mucopolysaccharidosis IVA - a rare genetic enzyme deficiency disorder.

    Boost for BMRN Pipeline - Yahoo! Finance

  • Then, in November, the US Food and Drug Administration warned of the potential for foreign particle contamination in all lots of the two aforementioned therapies plus Myozyme (alglucosidase alpha) for Pompe disease, Aldurazyme (laronidase) for mucopolysaccharidosis type I and Thyrogen (thyrotropin alpha) for thyroid cancer.

    PharmaTimes World News

  • And I'm not overly stressed about it, I think it will be fine, though of course occasionally, I will think, OMG OMG THE ORAL BOARDS OMG and I'll get a little anxious that I'll get nailed with the crazy obscure stem question about the quadriplegic achondroplastic dwarf newborn with mucopolysaccharidosis, and that my examiners will be a tag team known as

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • And I'm not overly stressed about it, I think it will be fine, though of course occasionally, I will think, OMG OMG THE ORAL BOARDS OMG and I'll get a little anxious that I'll get nailed with the crazy obscure stem question about the quadriplegic achondroplastic dwarf newborn with mucopolysaccharidosis, and that my examiners will be a tag team known as

    Medlogs - Recent stories

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