X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy(redirected from adrenoleukodystrophy)
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X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy[¦eks ‚liŋkt ə‚drē·nō‚lü·kə′dis·trə·fē]
An inherited peroxisomal disorder in which a defective peroxisomal membrane protein results in impaired ?-oxidation of very long chain fatty acids, which subsequently accumulate in the adrenal glands, nervous system, and testes and disrupt normal activity.
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