Type ii mucopolysaccharidosis

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type II mucopolysaccharidosis --> Hunter's syndrome

(Science: syndrome) An error of mucopolysaccharide metabolism characterised by deficiency of iduronate sulfatase, with excretion of dermatan sulfate and heparan sulfate in the urine; clinically similar to hurler's syndrome but distinguished by less severe skeletal changes, no corneal clouding, and x-linked recessive inheritance.

Synonym: type II mucopolysaccharidosis.