(= mucopolysaccharidoses (plural) )
Inherited diseases in humans resulting from inability to break down glycosaminoglycans. Hunter syndrome and Hurler\'s disease, for example, result from defects in lysosomal enzymes needed to break down sulphated mucopolysaccharides.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • mucopolysaccharidosis — Any of a group of lysosomal storage diseases that have in common a disorder in metabolism of mucopolysaccharides, as evidenced by excretion of various mucopolysaccharides in urine and infiltration of these substances into connective tissue, with… …   Medical dictionary

  • mucopolysaccharidosis — noun Any of a group of metabolic disorders caused by the absence or malfunction of lysosomal enzymes needed to break down glycosaminoglycans …   Wiktionary

  • mucopolysaccharidosis I — (MPS I) originally, Hurler syndrome; the term now encompasses any of the forms characterized by deficiency of L iduronidase and excretion in the urine of dermatan sulfate and heparan sulfate …   Medical dictionary

  • mucopolysaccharidosis IH — (MPS I H) Hurler syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • mucopolysaccharidosis IH/S — (MPS I H/S) Hurler Scheie syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • mucopolysaccharidosis IS — (MPS I S) Scheie syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • mucopolysaccharidosis II — (MPS II) Hunter syndrome …   Medical dictionary