Hunter syndrome(redirected from Hunter, Charles H.)
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Hunter syndrome[′hənt·ər ‚sin‚drōm]
An X-linked recessive disease in which a deficiency of the enzyme iduronate sulfatase leads to the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides in various body tissues, resulting in developmental abnormalities, skeletal deformations, mental retardation, and, in severe cases, early death. Also known as mucopolysaccharidosis II.
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