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Type viii mucopolysaccharidosis

type VIII mucopolysaccharidosis --> Sly syndrome

(Science: syndrome) An autosomal recessive disorder due to a deficiency of a beta-glucuronidase; defective lysosomal degradation of dermatan sulfate, heparan sulfate, and chondroitin sulfate; cellular function disrupted in most tissues.

Synonym: type VII mucopolysaccharidosis, type VIII mucopolysaccharidosis.


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