mucopolysaccharidosis

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mucopolysaccharidosis

[¦myü·kō‚päl·ē‚sak·ə·rə′dō·səs]
(medicine)
Any of several inborn metabolic disorders involving mucopolysaccharides; the six types are MPS I, Hurler's syndrome; MPS II, Hunter's syndrome; MPS III, Sanfillipo's syndrome; MPS IV, Morquio's syndrome; MPS V, Scheil's syndrome; and MPS VI, Maroteaux-Lamy's syndrome.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Neonatal retroviral vector-mediated hepatic gene therapy reduces bone, joint, and cartilage disease in mucopolysaccharidosis VII mice and dogs.

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